Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Apr 20:
The BSF jawans engaged for patrolling in cut-off areas of Odisha will be provided the bulletproof boats soon, informed BSF DG Krishna Kumar Sharma after talks with Odisha DGP KB Singh here yesterday.
Besides, the intelligence information will be exchanged to maintain the communication between the BSF and Odisha police, he said.
Earlier, the BSF jawans were the victims of Maoist attack while crossing the water reservoirs through boat in the cut-off regions, Sharma told reporters after meeting.
Now, the BSF personnel deployed in the cut-off regions will be provided the bulletproof boats in next 3-4 months in the Maoist affected areas especially in Malkangiri, Koraput, Kalahandi and Bargarh districts, he added.