Odisha Police has neutralized four Maoists in an Anti Maoist Operation.
Special Operation Group(SOG) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) launched an Operation on 8 September in Kalahandi along Kandhamal border by Kalahandi Police.
SP Kalahandi, B Gangadhar led the Operation and in this exchange of fire four Maoists have been neutralized.
However one SOG Jawan has been injured. The injured Jawan is being evacuated.
On the basis of reliable intelligence input, operation was launched, which yield positive results.
In this operation two composite teams of SOG and DVF had participated. An exchange of fire took place in the morning on 9 September around 11.00 AM
One team of SOG, DVF when subjected to heavy firing from the Maoists resorted to retaliatory fire. This exchange of fire lasted for half an hour, said Amitabh Thakur, IGP Operations.
More teams of SOG, DVF and CRPF have been sent to the area for combing and search operation, pointed out Mr.Thakur.