Odishatv Bureau

At least four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans were injured at Raipur railway station in Chhattisgarh on Saturday.

As per the initial reports, the explosion was caused after a box containing an igniter set fell on the floor in a CRPF Special Train standing at the platform. The special train was scheduled to carry the CRPF personnel to Jammu from Raipur.

The incident reportedly took place at around 6.30 am when the Jammu Tawi bound train from Jharsuguda was standing at the platform. 

According to ANI, the injured personnel were rushed to a local hospital for treatment. "Head Constable Vikas Chauhan has suffered serious injuries as he was holding the box when it accidentally fell on the floor. The other three personnel sustained minor injuries and were discharged from the hospital after first aid. They have boarded the train," said a senior officer. 

"Senior officers of CRPF and local police have reached the railway station. A probe has been launched into the incident," the news agency quoted the officer as saying.

More details awaited.