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One killed in landmine blast in Odisha


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Koraput, Mar 20:

One person was killed in a landmine blast on the Rajguda-Kodialpadu road near Pottangi in Odisha’s Koraput district today.

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It is being suspected that the person could have been killed while fixing the landmine. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained, reports said.

With the blast site located about 2-3 km away from the Border Security Force (BSF) camp at Raleguda, the landmine is suspected to have been planted targeting the jawans, reports added.