Five Naxalites killed in an encounter with security forces in Odisha
Odisha

Five Naxalites killed in an encounter with security forces in Odisha

Malkangiri, Nov 05: In what can be termed as one of the most successful operations by the Odisha police against Maoists, at least five red rebels, including a woman cadre, were killed in an encounter inside a forest near Papluru under Chitrakonda police station limit in Malkangiri district today.

ADG, Operation RP Koche said acting on the intelligence input on a Maoist camp,the police conducted the raid last night and killed five Maoists,all belonging to Kalimela dalam, in an encounter.

He, however, said leader of Kalimela Dalam Division of CPI (Maoist) Ranadeb managed to flee from the spot. (UNI)