Malkangiri: In a major breakthrough, one Maoist has been killed in an encounter between the security forces and the naxals in Katekalyan jungle under Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh bordering Malkangiri district of Odisha on Sunday.
According to reports, the Maoist had a reward of 1 lakh on his head
Huge quantities of Maoist explosives and guns have been seized from the spot.
On Saturday, as many as 22 jawans were declared dead in the fierce encounter between security forces and Naxals in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
This Maoist was involved in a number of illegal activities. The search operation has been intensified in the area.