Maoist camp destroyed after exchange of fire in Rayagada

Rayagada: A Maoist camp has  reportedly been destroyed by security forces in Ambadala forests on Rayagada-Kandhamal border. The incident happened during a joint combing operation by jawans, District Voluntary Forces (DVF) and police late on Thursday night.

Sources said, the maoist camp was destroyed following a fierce exchange of fire between security forces and the combing operation was still continuing in the areas till the last reports came in.

Confirming the development, Police DG KB Singh said there were 15 Maoists in the group while the exchange of fire is still continuing today.

A huge cache of arms and ammunition have also been seized from the spot while further detail on the exchange of fire is still awaited.