Maoist camp busted in Odisha’s Sambalpur; huge cache of ammunition seized

Sambalpur: Huge cache of ammunition, guns and explosives were seized from a Maoist camp at Dangateka Reserve Forest in Kisinda of Odisha’s Sambalpur district last night.

As many as 484 rounds of live bullets, 2 rusted metallic portion of .303 rifles, one hand grenade (live), one sealed tiffin bomb (live), one tiffin bomb without detonator, fourteen .303 magazine catches and one canvas ammunition pouch have been seized, police sources said.

According to reports, Kisinda police officials spotted the Maoist camp while conducting search operation in the forest with Rourkela District Voluntary Force (DVF).

An exchange of fire ensued between the red rebels and policemen but the former ran helter-skelter being unable to resist the retaliation by security forces.

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