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Maoists-police exchange fire in Odisha forest


Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Mar 28:

Heavy exchange of fire between Maoists and security personnel has been reported from Gochhapada-Ladapadar forested area in Odisha’s Kandhamal district today.


Exchange of fire between the ultras and police personnel was reported during combing operations in the Gochhapada-Ladapadar forests today, informed Kandhamal SP Kanwar Vishal Singh.

“Some Maoists fired indiscriminately at our forces during search operations in the area in the morning today following which our forces retaliated. The exchange of fire took place for about 15 minutes. No casualty or injury on either side has been reported so far. A few ammunitions has been seized from the camp. More details will be known after our team returns from the operation. Search operations are still going on,” said Singh to reporters.