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Heart-wrenching photos of Kanker martyrs go viral

Pakhanjore: Heart-wrenching photographs of two Border Security Force personnel who were killed in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in Kanker district of Chhattisgarh on July 9 has surfaced on the Internet on Thursday.

Pic Courtesy: Eenadu/Hindi

The photographs were captured by a jawan who accompanied the martyred during the operation.


The martyred were identified as Santosh Laxman and Vijay Nand Nayak, both natives of Karnataka.

The incident took place at around 5 pm in the forest of Tadbauli village under Chhotebethiya police station limits when a team of the BSF's 121 battalion was out on an area domination operation on motorcycles.
Also read: 2 BSF jawans killed in blast triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh
When the team was passing through a dirt track near Tadbauli, about 7km from the BSF's Marbeda camp, the motorcycle was blown away in the blast carried out by the Naxals using an improvised explosive device hidden underground.

Also read: 2 Naxals gunned down in Sukma encounter





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