At least 7 police personnel have died and almost 20 others injured in a landmine blast near Sunki, Koraput district on Andhra-Odisha border on Wednesday.

According to reports, the concerned authorities are taking stock of the situation and the injured are being provided with medical aid.

The affected area has been cordoned off and further investigation in the incident is underway.

Earlier on January 27, at least 2 policemen were killed and five injured in a landmine blast triggered by suspected Maoists in Jharkhand’s Palamau district.

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