Malkangiri: An exchange of fire with security forces killed two Maoists in Gajalmamudi area of Swabhiman Anchal in Malkangiri district of Odisha.
The incident happened during a joint operation by the BSF, SOG, and DVF jawans in the area. The jawans retaliated after the extremists opened fire at them. The gunfight neutralised two Maoists.
Security forces seized a huge cache of explosives from the spot. Further search and combing operation have been intensified in the area following the incident.
Earlier, a woman Maoist was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces near a village under Gochhapada police limits in Kandhamal district on December 11. On the basis of a reliable input, two units of SOG and DVF launched an operation in the area on December 9.