Two Maoists killed in gunfight with police in Odisha’s Kandhamal

Phulbani: Two Maoists including a woman cadre were killed in a gunfight with police personnel in Kandhamal district today evening.

Official sources when the SOG and DVF personnel were carrying out combing operation in a forest area in Kandhamal district, the Left Wing Extremists opened fire at them. In retaliation the security personnel fired at the Maoists. After a brief firing, the security personnel recovered two bodies of a man and a woman in uniform.

Besides, the security personnel seized one INSAS rifle, one carbine and two country made weapons from the spot.

The sources added the security personnel are unhurt following the gunfight.

On July 5, the security personnel gunned down four members of Maoist organization in Kandhamal district.

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