Home > District News > Keonjhar  :: Bookmark News Last Updated : Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:34:00 IST rss feed
5 / 5 (1 Votes)

Security forces destroy Maoist camp, recover explosives

Sat, 09 Apr 2011 08:09:00
According to official statistics at least 700 Maoists are active in more then half of Orissa.
A Correspondent
No Photo

 Keonjhar, April 10 (Odisha.in) Security forces on Sunday destroyed a Maoist training camp in a forested hilly area of Orissa’s mineral rich Keonjhar district and recovered a huge quantity of explosives from the site, police said.

Acting on a tip off a joint team of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), district voluntary force and local police raided the camp at Lipingdihi hill under Daitari police station area, district superintendent of police A.K.Singh told Odisha.in.

He said though no exchange of fire took place as the rebels sneaked into the nearby forest, at least 72 detonators, seven explosive sticks, some kitbags, one GPS equipment was recovered from the site, he said.

The raiding team also recovered several other items which included medicines, thermometers, batteries, he said adding that the attempts by the rebels to trigger blast during the raid was also foiled.

“The security forces diffused a least two land mine the rebels had planted near the camp” he said adding the camp was however destroyed after the recovery of the explosives and other items.

According to official statistics at least 700 Maoists are active in more then half of Orissa.

The guerillas had abducted a junior engineer and an Indian administrative service officer in Malkangiri district on Feb16 and released them on Feb 23 and Feb 24 respectively after the state government succumbed to several of their demands.

Although there was no major Maoist violence reported from any part of the state since then, the latest development has indicted that they are very much active and are regrouping, a senior state police official said.


Other News In Home > District News > Keonjhar
Three more arrested in multi crore mining scam
December 15th, 2010
With the latest arrest the number of people held in the district for the crimes since January this year has increased to 340, district superintendent of Police Ashish Kumar Singh said.
Prisoners celebrate child birth in jail
December 16th, 2007
Parbati Behera an under trial gave birth to this baby on “Kartika Purnima” night. We named him as Kartikeya” B .Patra, Superintendent of the jail told Odisha.in.
Malaria kills 12 tribal infants in Keonjhar
December 14th, 2007
CDMO Dr. C.B.Sethy said "I have already taken special measure and now the situation is under control."
Man blows balloon with eye
December 9th, 2007
He claims "if he was provided a favorable instruments that will not itching to his eye and leak proof, he could able to blow a truck tyre". “I can blow balloon in eyes hours to hours without feeling tired' he said.
Padmashree Tulasi Munda comes out for tribal cause
December 5th, 2007
“We want demarcation of forest land village wise, right on forest, right price on forest produce, plantation of local fruit bearing trees and cash income plants, market facilities to sail of tribal collection and produce to avoid exploitation" Munda said.
Man gets death sentence for triple murder
November 30th, 2007
He had also injured Banamali Khatua and Dinakrushna Das. Police had arrested Kalia.
Barbil observes bandh protesting attack on tribal in Assam
November 30th, 2007
Tribal leaders led by Pradhan Debdan, Narayana Hembram Damadara Sinku and their supporters staged protest in various places of the town.
AICTU all India conference start at Barbil
November 30th, 2007
The rally was led by labor leader AICTU General secretary Manmohan Nayak.
Police seize iron loaded train
November 9th, 2007
The train containing ore worth Rs. 35 lakh was seized at Jurudi railway station about 90 kms from Keonjhar on Wednesday. However no one was arrested nor have the mining officials filed any complaint in the police station.
Latest 5 Photo Gallery On Odisha More On Odisha Photo Gallery
Your Name:
Your Email: (Will Not Be Published)
Comment Text: (500 Character maximum)
For Longer Than 50 Words Please Send It Through Email To odisha@gmail.com

Please note that in order to Submit your comment you would need to Enter The CaSe SenSItIve Security Image CODE in the Box above the code. If you do not see a thank you message after posting, it only means that your comment was not posted so please recheck the security code and Submit again. Comment Form would disappear upon successful posting.
CBI intensifies probe into Biswal-Seashore land deal
During investigation Biswal allegedly produced the copy of an agreement signed by both the parties on a stamp paper to establish that she returned the money. The investigating agency has sent the documents to the laboratory to find out if the claims were true.
November 28th, 2014 | More On Business section
Essar steel commissions pellet complex in Odisha
The complex comprises of iron ore beneficiation facility at Dabuna in the district of Keonjhar, a six million tonne per annum pellet plant at Paradeep in the district of Jagatsinghpur and 253 kms long slurry pipe line.
November 28th, 2014 | More On Business section
14 Holi revellers drowned
The youths aged 18-20 were heavily drunk and paid little heed to the warning issued by the police and took bath in the accident prone area of the river, he pointed out.
March 29th, 2013 | More On Other News section
Odisha CM objects Polavaram project construction work
Referring to various news reports on finalization of tenders for civil works of the project, the chief minister also suggested him that the central government should not allow execution of the project till the conflicting issues are resolved.
March 29th, 2013 | More On Other News section
14 Odisha Holi revellers drowned
Highest ten deaths were reported in and around state capital Bhubaneswar, two persons died in the district of Kendrapara while one each drowned in the district of Nayagarh, and Ganjam, a senior state police officer said.
March 29th, 2013 | More On Other News section
Bhubaneswar sizzles at 41.2 degree Celsius
Large number of people in the affected towns preferred to remain indoor especially when the heat was at pick. Roads also wore a deserted look.
March 26th, 2013 | More On Editorial section

Chhattisgarh News
October 22nd विकास योजनाएं बनाने में राज्यों को स्वायत्तता दी जाए : डॉ. रमन सिंह
October 22nd पुलिया बनने से स्कूली बच्चों की राह हुई आसान
October 15th संजीवनी एक्सप्रेस ने बचायी हजारों लोगों की जिंदगी
October 12th महाराष्ट्र में जैविक खेती का अध्ययन कर रहे हैं छत्तीसगढ़ के किसान
October 12th दीपावली पूर्व मजदूरी भुगतान सुनिष्चित करने के निर्देष
October 12th आपदा जोखिम न्यूनीकरण के लिए आपदा का पूर्व आकलन आवश्यक
October 12th यौन कर्मियों के पुनर्वास के लिए हेल्प लाईन, ऑन लाईन सेवा शुरू
October 8th नक्सल हमले में शहीद जवानों के प्रति राज्यपाल ने शोक व्यक्त किया
October 8th जिला स्तरीय जनसमस्या निवारण शिविर 11 अक्टूबर को छिन्दिया में
October 8th नक्सल बारूदी विस्फोट: मुख्यमंत्री ने की तीव्र निंदा

Read Odisha.com for news

© 2004 - 2017 ODISHA Network | NETWORK SITES : odisha.com : 36garh.in : odisha.in | ARCHIVES |