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Nine BSF personnel injured in mortar blast in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

The Injured BSF Personnel Have Been Taken To Ramgarh For Medical Aid. 2 Of The Personnel Who Have Been Critically Injured Are Being Lifted To Jodhpur.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 30 May 2017, 01:40:14 PM

New Delhi:

Nine Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were injured on Tuesday morning as a 51 mm mortar blast occurred at Kishangarh field firing range in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. 

The injured personnel have been taken to Ramgarh for medical aid. 2 of the personnel who have been critically injured are being lifted to Jodhpur.

This is the second such incident at Jaisalmer in 2017 after four personnel were injured in similar circumstances in March.Few days after this, six men of the paramilitary were injured in similar circumstances during mortar firing exercise at its center in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh.

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The BSF is deployed in Rajasthan as part of its task to guard the India-Pakistan International Border (IB). 

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First Published : 30 May 2017, 11:09:00 AM