Rourkela, Jan 22:
A heavy exchange fire took place between the police and the members of People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI) near Rayabaga on Tuesday, reports said.
Acting on a tip-off on the presence of a PLFI group near Rayabaga, a team of police rushed to the area for a thorough search.
During the search operation, the PLFI members opened fire at the police who immediately retaliated.
However, during the cross-fire, the rebels managed to flee the area leaving their Bolero jeep which was seized by the police.
However, there was no report of any casualty.
More details are awaited.