Maoists blow up police outpost in Orissa

Last Updated: Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 10:05

Bhubaneswar: Maoist guerrillas have blown up an under-construction police outpost in Malkanagiri district of Orissa, police said Saturday.

"It was an under-construction police outpost. Maoists blew up part of the building Friday night. We had planned this outpost to increase our presence by stationing more armed personnel there," Malkanagiri sub-divisional police officer Anup Sahu said.

According to police, about 40 armed Maoists were involved in the attack.
Malkanagiri is over 600 km from here.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 10:05

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