Malkangiri: After a lull for a pretty long time, the remote forest along the Odisha-Andhra border area in this district witnessed the exchange of fire today between the security force and the left wing extremists (LWEs).
As per reports, the encounter began this morning inside the Singabaran jungle located on the border of Odisha and adjoining Andhra Pradesh.
The spot is near Jodaamba in the Swabhiman area (the erstwhile cut off region).
No injury or casualty had been reported till the filing of the news.
On the other hand, sources informed that the combing operation, as well as encounter, was still on between the jawans and red rebels.