Maoist camp busted in Rayagada; detonators, explosives seized

Rayagada: In another breakthrough for security forces, the CRPF jawans today busted a Maoist camp at Tuluba forest in Niyamgiri Hills under Kalyansinghpur of Rayagada district. The Maoist hideout was busted during a combing operation and several explosives including a tiffin bomb, 15 detonators, 15 gelatine sticks and other articles have been seized from the spot.

Meanwhile, combing operations have been intensified as it is suspected that some red-rebels might be present in the region.

Earlier on February 17, a team of CRPF jawans had busted a Maoist camp during a combing operation at Gandhamardhan hills of Patnagarh of Bolangir district. Several articles including some diaries, uniforms, Maoist literature and other items used by red rebels were seized. Sources said that all the articles were stuffed in a box and hidden inside a cave-like structure.