Sanjeev Kumar Pradhan

Rourkela/ Malkangiri: Different instances of Maoist violence came to fore in the bordering areas of the State today ahead of the CPI (Maoist) 'Foundation Week' from September 21 to 27.

In Rourkela, the red rebels have reportedly put up posters in all the trains under Chakradharpur railway division, sparking panic in the region.

Through the posters, the Maoists have urged the locals to observe the foundation week in every village and celebrate it in high spirits.

Adequate security measures have been taken by the administration to maintain normalcy in the running of the trains and prevent any untoward incident.

In another incident of alleged Maoist violence, two people including a woman were killed in a landmine explosion in Metagudem forests in Sukma district along Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, informed Sukma SP Abhishek Meena.

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Meena further stated the Maoists had planned the explosion targeting the police, adding that the combing operations have been intensified in the area.