Maoist ultra killed by security forces in Odisha

Last Updated: Friday, November 1, 2013 - 13:30

Koraput: Security forces on Friday gunned down a suspected Naxalite in the jungles of Koraput district in Odisha and recovered some arms and ammunition following the operation.

A joint squad of CRPF`s CoBRA commandos and Odisha`s Special Operations Group (SOG) recovered the body of the ultra after engaging some Maoists in the jungles of Potangi here.

CoBRA commander and Inspector General VS Yadav confirmed the incident to a news agency saying an INSAS rifles and a few magazines had been recovered from the spot.
In another anti-Naxal operation, in Jharkhand`s Latehar district, a CoBRA commando was injured while combating armed Maoists.

This latter operation is still continuing, senior officials said.

PTI

First Published: Friday, November 1, 2013 - 13:30
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