Orissa: Maoists blow up panchayat building

Malkangiri: Oct 14: Maoists blew up a panchayat building and a godown in Malkangiri district of Orissa, bordering Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, Oct 13.

More than 50 armed rebels entered Markapadar village in Khairput block of the district and blew up the two adjacent buildings using powerful landmine.

After blowing the buildings the Maoists disappeared into the nearby forest shouting slogans against the government and security forces.

The attack is part of a strategy by the Maoists to destroy buildings being used to accommodate central para-military forces for carrying out anti-Maoist operations in the region.

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