Published On: Mon, Nov 12th, 2018

Some 7 Explosions Hit Central Indian #Chhattisgarh State Ahead of #Elections – The #Maoists are calling on locals to boycott the elections. #India

Maoist rebels exercise at a temporary base in the Abujh Marh forests, in the central Indian state of Chattisgarh

At least seven explosions happened in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, namely, its Kanker District, on 11 November, just one day before local parliamentary elections, the NDTV broadcaster reported, citing local police.

The NDTV broadcaster reported that Maoists had triggered the explosions in the Kanker village of Antagrarh. As the country’s security forces were patrolling the area, a gunfight broke out, in which one security officer was injured.

Another clash between the security forces and the Maoists took place in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka, in the city of Bijapur. In this clash, one Maoist was killed.

Read more: Some 7 Explosions Hit Central Indian Chh’garh State Ahead of Elections – Reports – Sputnik International

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