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Rajnath pays homage to BSF plane crash victims

On Tuesday, ten people, including two pilots of a chartered aircraft of the BSF were killed when the plane crashed near the Delhi airport soon after takeoff. Photo: R.V. Moorthy  

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday paid his tributes to the troopers who were killed in the BSF aircraft crash in Delhi.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju and Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung were also present at the ceremony that was held at Safdarjung Airport.

The bodies will be handed over to their respective families after the ceremony.

On Tuesday, ten people, including two pilots of a chartered aircraft of the BSF were killed when the plane crashed near the Delhi airport soon after the takeoff.

BSF Director General D.K. Pathak on Tuesday said: “An amount of Rs.15 lakh will be given from the BSF internal fund in addition to Rs.10 lakh, which is the ex-gratia from the government.”


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