The encounter took place during a combing operation launched by the Special Operations Group (SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) following input that a Maoist camp was positioned in the forest.
The main activities included under AWP-2022-23 are procurement of modern ammunition, adequate logistic support to armed forces, training for state police force, community policing, additional fortification of the police posts, and rehabilitation of LWE cadres.
Malkangiri: A joint team of Special Operation Group (SOG) and Greyhounds today gunned down a Maoist during a combing operation launched in the cut off areas of Malkangiri. As per latest sources, the body of the rebel has been brought to Malkangiri in a helicopter. The attack was launched following an intelligence input that rebels […]
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The killing of seven Maoists in an encounter in Rajnandgaon district of neighbouring Chhatisgarh is certain to boost the morale of security forces on both sides of the border as they have been working in close cooperation to end the menace of left wing extremism. Both Chhatisgarh and Odisha have been […]
Rourkela: A Maoist, who was active in Odisha for years, has surrendered here following stepped up operations by security forces and his disillusionment with Maoist ideology, police said. Mangal Singh Munda (20), who was active in Sundargarh, Sambalpur and Deogarh areas, surrendered here on Saturday with a desire to return to the mainstream, Rourkela Superintendent […]
Bhubaneswar: The number of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in Odisha has come down to 10 with the State government approving removal of five districts from the list of red corridor. Informing the development, State Director General of Police (DGP) Abhay tweeted, “Odisha govt approves removal of five districts of Angul, Boudh, Sambalpur, Deogarh […]
Phulbani/Cuttack: One woman cadre Maoist was shot dead in an exchange of fire between Left-Wing Extremists (LWE) and the security forces on Friday informed the Director General (DG) of Odisha Police. As per reports, firearms and four rounds of bullets and other Maoists articles were recovered from the spot. A press release issued by the […]