Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: An exchange of fire between Maoists and security forces took place at Kurub forest in Malkangiri district today.

According to sources, militants open fired at the District Voluntary Force (DVF) in the forest during anti-Maoists operations undertaken following the April 24 attack on the CRPF in Chhattisgarh.

The police suspect that some Maoists may have been injured or killed in the gun battle.

Meanwhile, the Maoists killed a suspected police spy by slitting his throat in Tamaguda village in Malkangiri district.