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CRPF attacked a Maoists’ camp in a forested area of Kandhamal

Phulbani:18/3/19: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on Sunday attacked a Maoists’ camp in a forested area of Kandhamal district and seized explosive materials and Maoists’ literature from their hideout.

Acting on a specific intelligence report, the CRPF personnel raided the camp in inaccessible terrains of Radhahatitedu hillock under Kotgarh police station jurisdiction. Around a dozen of armed cadres were there at the camp and were planning an orchestrated attack on the security forces engaged in anti-Maoists operation.

The left wing extremists however managed to escape.

Live bombs, explosive substances besides arms and ammunition were retrieved from the camp, CRPF sources said.

Intense combing operation is continuing at the area to flush out the left wing extremists, said they adde

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