Tag: Maoists Menace

Maoists trigger multiple blasts in Lanjigarh

Kalahandi: Close on the heels of encounter of five Maoists in Koraput, the Left Wing Extremists on Saturday triggered series of bomb explosions at two separate places in the cut-off Trilochanpur area in Kalahandi district. Earlier, two SOG jawans were injured in an improvised explosive device blast under Mathili police limits in Malkangiri yesterday. According […]

Odisha to join hands with Andhra Pradesh to take on Maoists: DGP

Bhubaneswar: Director General of Police R P Sharma on Tuesday informed that Odisha and Andhra Pradesh will jointly launch anti-Maoist operations to flush out the rebels from the State. After attending a meeting with his counterpart in Andhra Pradesh, Sharma said the meeting laid emphasis on coordination between the two States during operations against the […]

Police and Maoists exchange fire in Sundergarh

Sundergarh:  A heavy exchange of fire took place between police and Maoists during a raid on a camp of the red rebels near Lunga hills of Bonai under Sundergarh district. According to reports, the exchange of fire took place at around 11 pm on Saturday and continued for nearly five hours. Several Maoist articles including […]

Maoists kill youth branding him as police informer

Bargarh: Maoists have once again struck terror by killing a youth of Salepali village under Paikmal police limits here in the district on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Bijay Sahu. As per reports, the rebels barged into Sahu’s house last night at around 8 pm and allegedly abducted him. Later, they took […]

Maoists protest road work, set vehicles ablaze

Malkangiri: Opposing road construction work in the district, Maoists torched several vehicles in Andrahal near Bonda ghati area late on Sunday night. As per reports, the left wing extremists torched the contractor’s camp and set afire four tractors, a truck, one roller and a tipper along with some other vehicles. Around 50 armed rebels first […]

One SOG jawan injured in Maoists attack in Bolangir

Bolangir: One Special Operations Group (SOG) jawan injured in a Maoist ambush here on Sunday near Mahakhanda forest in Kantabanji. The Maoists attacked the SOG team while they were going from a combing operation in the region. There was an exchange of fire in which the jawan was hit by a bullet in the stomach, […]

Maoists claim responsibility for abduction of ‘Gaon Sathi’

Phulbani: Posters of CPI (Maoist) Bansdhara-Ghumsuara-Nagabali (BGN) Divisional Committee were found today at Durgapanga village near Kotagada in Kandhamal district claiming responsibility for the abduction of a ‘Gaon Sathi,’ Basant Bhatt. In the posters, the ultras claimed they kidnapped Bhatt but did not mention any reason behind their act. “Maoists have put up posters stating […]

3 villagers kidnapped by Maoists in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Maoists allegedly kidnapped three villagers of Dandipadar under Mathili police limits in the district today for ‘reasons unknown.’ As per reports, a group of the ultras entered the village today morning and forcibly took the three villagers with them into the forest. Meanwhile, no information has been received from the police yet in this […]