Woman Maoist killed in encounter in Kandhamal
Bhubaneswar: A woman Maoist was killed in an exchange of fire between the security forces and the Naxals under Gochhapada police station limits in Kandhamal district on Friday.
DGP office sources here said the security personnel recovered two firearms and four rounds of bullets and other Maoist articles. Based on reliable input, a combing operation was launched in Gochhapada by two units of SOG and DVF on December 9.
During operation, an exchange of fire took place on Friday afternoon wherein the woman Maoist cadre was killed. Search and combing operation have been intensified in the area, DGP office sources said.