Odisha: 1 Maoist killed, Villager injured in Exchange of Fire

Koraput, April 12, 2017: At least one Maoist was killed in heavy exchange of fire between Maoists and Security forces in the Leleri forests in Narayanpatna region on Koraput-Rayagada border.

A woman villager was injured in the firing by Maoists. She was admitted to Laxmipur hospital. Her condition is said to be stable.

According to Koraput SP Charan Singh Meena, several explosive Maoist materials have been recovered from the encounter spot. The Cops raided the area on the basis of a tip-off.