Malkangiri: In a joint operation conducted by Border Security Forces (BSF) and District Voluntary Force (DVF) against Maoists in Malkangiri district , a Maoist camp was busted at MV 47 village on Wednesday night.
Huge cache of Maoist items, including arms and ammunition, were recovered from the spot, during search operation.
According to reports, the joint team of 112 battalion of BSF along with DVF swung into action after getting a tip-off about the presence of a Maoist camp in a forested area in MV 47 village last night.
Though the Red rebels managed to give the security personnel a slip, they seized 27 gelatin sticks, 100 detonators, 30 AK-47 bullets, 20 pistol bullets, Maoist uniforms and books during search operation.
Security forces have cordoned off the forest and launched a combing operation to catch the escaped Maoists.