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Maoists kill forest guard in Orissa

Maoist guerrillas killed a forest guard in Orissa`s Nuapada district, police said Thursday.



Bhubaneswar: Maoist guerrillas killed a forest guard in Orissa`s Nuapada district, police said Thursday.

"About 30-4O Maoists had come (Wednesday night). They attacked the check gate inside the Bharuamunda forest area and killed forest guard Sangram Swain," police said, adding they blew up the check gate.

Nuapada is 580 km from here.

In yet another incident, Maoists blew up a culvert near Laxmipur in Orissa`s Koraput district Wednesday, hitting vehicular traffic.

The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist has called a week-long shutdown in the southern parts of Orissa to protest the joint offensive against it by the state and the central forces.

IANS

From Zee News

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