Rayagada: There was a combing operation by the Rayagada district police under Muniguda police limits on Sunday night.
According to Rayagada SP Sarbana Vivek M. “The Rayagada police spotted Naxal camps near Dhamunipanga village under Muniguda police limits. The Naxals tried to escape from the spot by blasting two IEDs towards the police. The officials chased them for quite some time and fired at them in a bid to stop them.”
Daily use items were found in the camps.
He further informed, “A joint combing operation is going on in the Niyamgiri area. The CRPF, State forces and the district forces are carrying out operations in Muniguda and Kalyansinghpur of Rayagada, and Bijapur of Kalahandi district.”