• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • Telegram
  • Koo
  • Youtube
  • ଓଡ଼ିଆରେ ପଢନ୍ତୁ

Tag: Landmine

Close Shave For CRPF Jawans, Landmine Planted By Maoists Defused On Odisha-Chhattisgarh Border

Malkangiri: The security forces had escaped narrowly from a possible landmine explosion at Minapa forest in Chhattisgarh bordering Malkangiri district of Odisha. On specific intelligence inputs, the CRPF jawans of…

BSF jawan
Odisha: BSF Jawan Critical In Landmine Explosion In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A BSF jawan sustained critical injuries after a landmine planted by Maoists exploded in a forest at Gogapadar village under Mathili police limits in the district on Sunday. The jawan identified as Dharmendra Sahoo, who belongs to 160-BSF Battalion, was engaged in the combing operations. The explosion took place while he was returning to […]

Close Shave For Security Forces In Odisha; 5 Kg Landmine Recovered

Malkangiri: In a close shave for the security forces, a 5 kg landmine, suspected to have been planted by the Red rebels, was recovered from Gorasetu forest under Chitrakonda block of Malkangiri district on Sunday. Apart from the landmine, the BSF jawans have also recovered Maoist uniforms, walkie-talkies and other articles from the spot. Following […]

Sri Lanka becomes 163rd nation to accede to landmine ban treaty

Colombo: Sri Lanka has become the 163rd nation to accede to the anti-personnel mine ban convention, fulfilling the pledge it made last year to join the international community in supporting the ongoing landmine clearance programme, the foreign ministry said here today. Sri Lanka’s Permanent Mission to the UN Rohan Perera deposited the Instrument of Accession […]

Three soldiers injured in landmine explosion near LoC

Srinagar: Three army soldiers were injured late on Sunday in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district. According to the Defence Ministry sources, the three soldiers were injured in Keran sector of Kupwara district. “The soldiers were on routine patrolling when the explosion occurred. The injured soldiers have been shifted […]