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Full State Honours given to 8 Martyr OSAP Jawans in Koraput

koraputFull state honours given to 8 martyr Odisha State Armed Police (OSAP) jawans, who were reportedly killed in Sunki Landmine blast near Pottangi in Koraput district on Wednesday.

Seven OSAP officials were killed and five injured in landmine blast triggered by suspected maoists near Mungarbhumi area on Sunki hill in Koraput district. Another body of missing police personnel Tulasidhar Majhi was found on Thursday morning.

The injured persons have been admitted to hospitals in Koraput and Visakhapatanam in Andhra Pradesh.

Sources said that the OSAP jawans were on the way to Cuttack to attend a training programme.

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