Two IED blasts rpcked Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected Narayanpur district on Monday, 14 March, killing one soldier and injuring another.
The first explosion took place near Dhondaribeda under Sonpur Police Station area in Narayanpur, where ASI Rajendra Singh of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), who hailed from Uttarakhand, was martyred.
Rajendra Singh's mortal remains would be sent to his hometown after the last salutes which will be held in Narayanpur.
The ITBP battalion was patrolling the area for road construction when the blast took place.
Another blast which took place under the Chotedongar Police tation limits rendered one security personnel, identified as Soyam Bheema, injured. He was airlifted to Raipur for medical assistance.
Soyam was enrolled into the Chhattisgarh Armed Force and was part of the patrolling party under the road opening party group.
The police has said that they are combing the area to eliminate and defuse other explosives which might have been planted by the Maoists.