Thursday, May 29, 2014

Two BSF men injured in Odisha landmine blast

Bhubaneswar: Two BSF personnel were on Wednesday injured in a landmine blast carried out by suspected Naxals in the Malkangiri district of Odisha.

Officials said that a Border Security Force team was on an anti-Naxal operation task in the jungles of the district when an encounter took place between the personnel and the ultras.

Two BSF men--an Assistant Sub-Inspector and a jawan-- were injured after landmines that were placed alongside the track were blasted, they said.

The incident occured around 0930 hours and the injured personnel were being evacuated by an IAF chopper, they said.


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