Maoist camp busted in Nuapada district
Bhubaneswar: Security personnel deployed in anti-Naxalite operation have busted a Maoist camp in Koma forest area on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border in Nuapada district.
DGP office sources on Thursday said acting on an intelligence report that a large number of Maoists are camping in the area to carry out subversive activities, an anti-Naxal operation was launched by the combined forces of SOG, DVF and CRPF on January 7.
At around 8.45 am on January 9, while the commandos of SOG and DVF were conducting search operations in the forest area under Sunabeda Reserve Forest, as many as 50-60 armed Maoists opened indiscriminate fire towards the security forces. The security forces retaliated in self defence.
On January 10, a combined team of SOG, DVF and CRPF was sent for reinforcement to that area. During combing operation at 9.45 am on January 12, the armed Maoists opened indiscriminate fire towards the security forces. The Maoists fled the area as the security forces retaliated.
After the exchange of fire, the security forces recovered solar plate, plastic drum, utensils, medicines, syringe, umbrella, wire, water jerkin, plastic bucket, mortar cell, codex wire, shoes, tiffin box, Maoist uniform and literature, GI wire and battery. Combing operation is continuing in the area.