Maoist camp busted in Nuapada forest

Nuapada: The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans today busted a Maoist camp set up inside a forest near Pandripani village under Dharambandha police limits in the bordering areas of Odisha and Chhattisgarh.

The camp was discovered during a combing operation and the CRPF jawans seized two rifles, two hand grenades, and 12 gelatine sticks, 25 detonators, arms and ammunition along with five kg explosives.

Earlier, on February 6, the Special Operations Group (SOG) had busted a Maoist camp set up inside a forest on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border near Katphar village under Boden Police limits of Nuapada. The security forces discovered the camp after a combing operation was launched on February 1 by the SOG and CRPF suspecting presence of ultras in the region.