"The police personnel were moving across the area in a vehicle when Maoists triggered the landmines in quick succession,” Magadh Range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Pradeep Shrivastava said.

"Luckily, the blasts happened a few metres ahead of the vehicle late last night without causing any harm to the security men," Shrivastava added.

Additional forces have been sent in the area, he said.
Gaya is counted at the top among the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) districts in the state.

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