Maoists blow up police outpost in Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 11:23

Bhubaneswar: Maoist rebels have blown up a police outpost in Orissa`s Kandhamal district, police said on Saturday.
A group of Maoists blew up the police outpost in Katingia Friday night, Kandhamal Superintendent of Police Pravin Kumar said. The district headquarters is about 200 km from the state capital.

Though local media reports said some constables were missing after the incident, Kumar denied the reports.

"No policemen are missing. We have already established contact with our personnel there and a combing operation is on to nab the rebels," he said.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 11:23

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