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Two BSF jawans injured in landmine blast

Two BSF jawans were seriously injured in a landmine explosion by extremists at Sudhikunta in Orissa's Malkangiri district, police said.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Malkangiri
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2004 07:52 PM IST

Two BSF jawans were seriously injured in a landmine explosion by extremists at Sudhikunta in Orissa's Malkangiri district, police said today.

The jawans were patrolling the area, under Kalimela police station, on foot yesterday when the device was detonated.

Police also fired at the ultras leading to an exchange of fire.

Details of the incident are still awaited.

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