Bhubaneswar: Border Security Force (BSF) and Malkangiri district police personnel during joint combing operations have discovered and seized a huge explosive dump of Maoists from Marigetta area adjoining Gomphakonda forested area under Kalimela block in Malkangiri district.
According to reports, the explosive dump was discovered by personnel of 76 BSF Battalion camping at Badigetta and Malkangiri district police.
Detonators, gelatine sticks, electric wire, and different types of explosives were recovered from the dump, reports added.
The discovery of the dump has averted a major mishap by the Maoists targeting security personnel.
This dump is suspected to be one of the many hidden explosive dumps of the outlaws on the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border.