Maoist camp busted in Nuapada, huge cache of explosives seized

Nuapada: The security forces busted a Maoist camp and seized huge cache of explosives during a combing operation in Patadaraha reserve forest of the district today.

Official sources said, 689 detonators,10 tiffin bombs, one revolver and some Maoist literature were seized by CRPF, SOG, DVF personnel during the operation.

Sources said the Maoists might have stocked the explosives at the site to ambush the security personnel.

Acting on a tip-off, the security forces launched the operation in early morning which is still going on, Nuapada SP said.

Earlier in February this year explosives were seized during a combing exercise by CoBRA personnel from Pon Dungri nullah near Gatibeda village under Sunabeda gram panchayat inside Sunabeda sanctuary.

The seizure included 120 detonators, 37 gelatin sticks and 20 pencil batteries.