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Maoist killed in gunbattle with jawans in Odisha’s Malkangiri

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Malkangiri: A Maoist was killed in an exchange of fire between the extremists and security forces in cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in Odisha’s Malkangiri district early this morning.

One Self-Loading Rifle (SLR), bullets and Maoist articles have been seized from the spot.

According to police sources, during a joint combing operation of SOG and DVF jawans in Luchapani forest under Badapada panchayat of Chitrakonda area, a Maoist camp was spotted.

While the security forces were heading towards the camp, the Maoists opened fire at the jawans. In retaliation, the security forces also fired during which a Maoist died on the spot.

Till last reports came in, the exchange of fire was going on.