Maoist camp busted by SOG Jawans in Nuapada forests

Nuapada: The Special Operations Group (SOG) Jawans have busted a Maoist camp set up inside a forest near Katphar village under Boden police limits in the bordering areas of Odisha and Chhattisgarh, informed Nuapada SP Smith P Parmar on Wednesday.

During the combing operation, the SOG jawans seized five tiffin bombs along with explosives, arms and ammunition after raiding the camp. The security forces also recovered several training materials from the spot.

On suspicion that a training camp was being organised by the Maoists, the security forces have intensified the combing operations in the region.

Acting on a tip-off about the presence of ultras in the region, the SOG had launched a combing operation in the forest near Katphar village on February 1 and busted the Maoist camp yesterday. Sources said the camp belonged to Mainpur-Nuapada division of the Maoists.