Director General of Police (DGP) Rajeev Kumar said a landmine was triggered when they were returning from poll duty.

“The blast occurred near Asnajore in Shikaripara Assembly segment while the polling officials were returning,” Inspector General of Police, Anurag Gupta, said.

Gupta said that police reinforcement was rushed to the area for combing operations.
While some parts of Jharkhand voted in two phases held earlier, polling for Dumka, Rajmahal, Godda and Dhanbad Lok Sabha seats was held on Thursday.


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