Tag: Combing Operation

Maoist Arms Dump Unearthed Along Andhra-Odisha Border
Maoist Arms Dump Unearthed Along Andhra-Odisha Border

Eight Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), two 7.62 mm cartridges, an INSAS magazine, codex wire and Maoist uniform and literature were among the items that were seized, it said.

Maoist Dump Unearthed in Malkangiri
Huge Maoists Ammunition Dump In Odisha’s Swabhiman Anchal Recovered During Combing

These arms and ammunitions have been unearthed during an inter-state combing operation at Swabhiman Anchal and adjoining areas in Odisha.

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Huge Cache Of Explosives Seized During Combing Operation In Sundargarh Forest

Sundargarh: A huge cache of arms and ammunition including Improvised Explosive Device (IED), two cane bombs of 10 kg each and other incriminating materials were seized during a joint combing operation by CRPF Batallion-19 and Rourkela Police in the forest areas of K Balanga in the district on Tuesday. According to sources, a bomb disposal […]

Two Maoists Killed In Odisha In Exchange Of Fire With Police

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Police on Thursday gunned down two more Maoists following an exchange of fire in Kandhamal district. Odisha DGP, Abhay informed that two Left-wing extremists including a woman cadre have been killed in the encounter. As per the senior police officials, the Left-Wing extremists opened fire on SOG (Special Ops Group) & DVF (District […]

2 SOG jawans injured in landmine explosion in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: At least two jawans of Special Operations Group (SOG) sustained critical injuries in a landmine explosion reportedly triggered by Maoists in Malkangiri district today. According to reports, the blast took place at Bogapadar hill under Mathili Police limits of the district when a team of SOG jawans were conducting a combing operation based on […]

Explosives, Maoist items seized in Deogarh forest

Deogarh: Security forces on Wednesday recovered a huge cache of explosives and items belonging to Maoists during a combing operation in a forest near Kerada village under Barkote area of Deogarh district, informed Deputy Commandant of OSAP (SS) Battalion, Laxman Singh today. Acting on a tipoff on presence of Maoist leader Sushant in the jungle, SP of […]

Two suspected Maoists injured in police encounter

Nuapada: Two suspected Maoists cadres were reportedly injured in an exchange of fire between security personnel and red rebels near Kholibhitar inside Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary in Nuapada district on Tuesday. The injured rebels identified as Chatur Chinda and Bidya Chinda of Kholibhitar area in the district, have been admitted to the Raipur Hospital at Chattisgarh. […]

7 Maoists gunned down in 48 hours in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Seven Maoists were gunned down in separate encounters in various parts of the state in the past 48 hours. While six rebels, including two women cadres, were killed on Sunday, another Maoist was gunned down by security forces during a combing operation at Sudurukumpa in Kandhamal district on Monday morning. The rebel was a […]

Maoist camp destroyed
Maoist camp destroyed in Kandhamal

Kandhamal: An exchange of fire took place between the Maoists and police personnel during a combing operation in the Kukulajhar forests near Khajuripada of Kandhamal district on Tuesday. However, no casualty has been reported in the incident. According to reports, the exchange of fire took place inside the jungle when police, acting on a tip-off […]

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2 SOG commandos injured in blast during anti-naxal operation

Nuapada: Two SOG commandos sustained minor injuries in an IED explosion during an anti-naxal operation at Badajhola forest under Sunabeda sanctuary in the district on Sunday. The duo was admitted to the district headquarters hospital for treatment. Multiple SOG teams were engaged in a fierce  gun battle with naxals in the forest. Some of the […]

Maoists thrash 4 villagers in Praja Court in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: A shocking act of brutality by Maoists has again come to fore after four villagers were punished in a ‘Praja Court’ conducted by the red rebels at Gagiaguda village under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri district. According to reports, the Maoists had abducted eight villagers some 10 days back and thrashed four people for […]

Combing operations intensified after Maoist posters surface in Satkosia

Bhubaneswar: Security forces on Friday intensified combing operations after suspected Maoists had put up posters at Tikarpara in the Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary in Angul district on late Wednesday night. Through the posters, written both in Odia and Hindi, the rebels have opposed the atrocities against people in the name of wildlife and forest protection. Also […]

Battle Zone: Maoists throw up challenge, set up permanent camp in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Ahead of the PLGA (People’s Liberation Guerilla Army) week starting from December 2, Maoists have thrown up a challenge for security forces by setting up a ‘permanent camp’ in remote Malkangiri district. According to reports, the rebels have painted the structure they have constructed ‘red’ and have also cordoned off the place with proper […]

Maoists protest Modi's Odisha visit through fresh posters

Rayagada: Nearly a week after suspected Maoists attacked Doikalu railway station in the district and left behind posters protesting the proposed visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the state, the left wing extremists today once again issued fresh warnings to the people, especially tribals of Rayagada and neighbouring districts, through posters to oppose the […]

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Third phase Panchayat polls: Security beefed up in Narayanpatna

Koraput: With the third phase Panchayat polls scheduled in two Maoist prone blocks in Narayanpatna and Pottangi block in Koraput district tomorrow, senior police officials today took stock of the security arrangements in these two blocks. To review the ground situation, a three-member team of senior police officials led by South-Western DIG S Saini, Koraput […]

Gurupriya bridge to be completed by June next year

Bhubaneswar: Construction of the Gurupriya bridge in the cut-off areas of Chitrakonda in Malkangiri district will be completed by June next year, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said today. “The construction work of the bridge is in full swing to ensure its timely completion”, he told media persons after presiding over the Unified Command meeting […]

Maoist camp busted; huge cache of arms recovered

Rourkela: A joint team of Rourkela Police and CRPF busted a Maoist camp inside Sanabalijor forest under K Balang police limits in Sundargarh district and recovered a huge cache of ammunition after an encounter with the Maoists this morning. Talking to media persons here, RK Sharma, IG, Western Range, said acting on a tip-off that […]