Yesterday morning the Kalahandi police team launched a combing operation in the Kalahandi-Kandhamal border area near the Mundamaska (ମୁଣ୍ଡାମସ୍କା) village and found large quantities of Maoist materials.
During the operation, approximately 30 Maoists fled the scene. As per the sources, Nikhil, Bunty, Dasru, Mamata and other Maoist of the senior cadre have fled the scene.
In a press conference, the Kalahandi SP Shri Abhilash G informed that a huge amount of Maoist materials were seized by the police team and a further investigation is underway to arrest all the Maoist.
According to reports, the combing operation was launched by the police team yesterday morning at about 11.00 am in the Rampur police station area. After seeing the police, the Maoist group started firing.
To oppose that the police team also started firing. The shooting lasted about 20 to 25 minutes and after that, the Maoists fled the camp leaving behind all their materials.
During the search operation, two IDs, one Booby trap, 4 detonators, a Maoist booklet, a large number of umbrellas, solar plates, water jerky, a mob, a torchlight & a charger, a bag, polythene sheets, electrical wires and medicines were seized by the police.