Maoist posters surface near Koraput-Malkangiri border

Malkangiri: Panic gripped local residents of Hanumal village near bordering Koraput-Malkangiri border after Maoist posters surfaced today.

The posters bearing the name of Gumma area Committee of CPI (Maoist) have been put up during the 18th anniversary of PLGA(Peoples Liberation Guerrilla Army) week observed by the red rebels, who have urged everyone to observe the PLGA week.

Meanwhile, combing and anti-insurgency operations have been intensified in naxal-dominated districts and in the bordering areas of Odisha as the PLGA week will be observed till December 8.

Earlier, posters and banners were found in various places of Koraput and Malkangiri districts through which the ultras called for bandh in these districts and urged people to observe the PLGA week.

Police officials are conducting regular patrolling in the areas to counter any untoward incident. On the other hand, bus services in the Maoist affected districts have been hit due to the observance of the PLGA week.