Orissa: Police kill three Maoists in gun battle

Malkangiri, Nov 4: At least three Maoists were killed following a three-hour long gun battle between the rebels and police personnel in Orissa"s Malkangiri district on Thursday, Nov 4.

The encounter reportedly sparked off when the elite anti-Naxal Special Operation Group (SOG) and police raided a Maoist camp in Nuaguda forest.

Quoting Superintendent of Police Anirudh Singh, media reports state that three bodies of the ultras were recovered from the site.

Mr Singh said that another rebel is suspected to have been killed in the encounter, while few others were injured.

A large cache of arms and ammunition, including grenades, four rifles, kit bags, was also recovered from the spot as the other Maoists fled into the forests.

OneIndia News

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