Bijapur: Sniffer dog 'cracker' martyred in anti-Naxal operation

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Apr. 8 (ANI): A sniffer dog named cracker was martyred in an anti-Naxal operation in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh.

A CRPF jawan was also injured after a pressure Improvised explosive device (IED) blasted near Chinna Kodepal area, two kilometers away from Chinnakodepal camp of 170 Battalion here.

The IED blast was triggered by Maoists at around 4: 20 p.m., when the Road Opening Party (ROP) was closing back to the camp.

The sniffer dog died on the spot, whereas the dog handler Commandant B. Bhanu Prakash Reddy received minor splinter injury in his hand. (ANI)