Orissa: Rich tributes paid to slain BSF officers

Rich tributes were paid to the four BSF officers who were killed in an IED blast by Maoists in Odisha`s Malkangiri district on Saturday.

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2012, 20:45 PM IST

Malkangiri:Glowing tributes were paid to the slain officers at the BSF unit camp in Balimela area in the presence of BSF Director General U K Bansal after which the bodies were sent to their
native places.

The BSF DG also met the two injured BSF men at the district headquarters hospital here and enquired about their
condition.

Bansal met the district collector and superintendent of police of Malkangiri and discussed the security scenario,
official sources said.

Four BSF officers, including a commanding officer, were killed and two others injured in the blast near Balimela reservoir on Friday.

PTI