Maoist Camp Busted After Exchange Of Fire In Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Security forces have busted a Maoist camp after an exchange of fire near Kirmiti Reserve Forest area under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri district on September 21, informed police on Thursday.

Reportedly, based on specific intelligence about the movement of armed Maoist cadres for carrying out anti-national and subversie activities, an operation involving teams of SOG, DVF of Odisha Police, and BSF had been launched in Mathili police limits of the district.

During this operation, an exchange of fire took place near Kirmiti Reserve Forest area between the security forces and armed Maoist cadres on September 21 (Tuesday). However, the Maoists managed to flee taking advantage of the terrain.

During subsequent search operation, following ammunitions and other articles were recovered from the spot.

1. Four rounds of .303 ball ammunition
2. One Empty Case of 7.62 mm SLR ammunition
3. Maoist literature
4. Medicines
5. Nine umbrellas
6. Four kit bags
7. Two Pants
8. Three Shirts
9. One Mobile Charger
10. Two torch lights
11. One black colour Tarpaulin
12. One Knife
13. One Thermo flask
14. One Water Bottle
15. One Steel Scale
16. Utensils
17. One Screw Driver
18. One Scissor
19. One pair of Chappal
20. One Crocodile clip
21. One Stapler
22. One Spectacle

Malkangiri SP Prahlad Sahai Meena has appealed the active cadres and militias of the Maoists party to leave the path of violence and surrender themselves, avail the generous surrender rehabilitation package announced by the State Government, join the mainstream and become the part of ongoing peaceful development of the area, undertaken by Odisha Government, through the focused approach.