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Maoists attack BSF camp in Malkangiri

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Malkangiri, Apr 15:

A group of armed Maoists attacked a BSF camp at Bhejangiwada under Balimela block on late Monday night.

However, there were no casualties in the attack, reports said.

According to Malkangiri SP Akhileswar Singh, the BSF jawans retaliated as soon as the ultras launched the attack.

Around 500 rounds of fire were exchanged during the gun battle that continued for about two hours following which the Maoists were forced to flee the area, he said, adding, there were no casualties in either side.

Singh said, combing operations in the area have been further intensified.