Maoist Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In Odisha’s Malkangiri, Search Operation Underway
Malkangiri: A Maoist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in the forest near Madakapadar village under Mudulipada police limits in Malkangiri district on Saturday.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of Special Operations Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) searched the forest area near Madakapadar for possible Maoist camps. No sooner had the security forces reached the spot the Maoists opened fire at them.
However, the forces retaliated and fired at the Maoists and killed one of them. A search operation has been initiated by the forces to find out any possible hideouts of the extremists.
On the other hand, the Maoists allegedly kidnapped two civilians over suspicion of police informers from Belghar area of Baliguda police limits in Kandhamal district yesterday.