Update at 16:03 PM: 1 CISF Jawan and 4 civilians lost their lives, and 2 are injured in the attack today. Morale of the forces will not be affected due to such attacks. The upcoming assembly elections will be conducted peacefully: V Sinha, IG Bastar
Update at 14:23 PM: 4 Civilians and 1 Jawan killed: D Ravi Shankar, SIB, SP
Update at 14:06 PM: Bus driver, bus conductor, bus helper and one CISF Jawan martyred: SIB SP
Update at 14:00 PM: CISF Company was there for election duty. They were out for some admin work. While returning, the IED blast happened. 4 people were martyred: D Ravi Shankar, SIB SP
Update at 13:52 PM:
As per ANI, one Jawan and three civilians have succumbed
Days after a journalist and three Jawans were killed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada in a Maoist attack, another attack has now taken place, on a CISF bus.
Two Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel have been seriously injured and rushed to hospital after what is thought to have been an IED blast. The number of persons injured in the attack is likely to rise.
Updates to follow.