Police exchanged fire with a group of Armed Maoists in Kalitota, Phulbani
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17:OB Bureau: Police exchanged fire with a group of armed Maoists in Kalitota Phulbani: The police today exchanged fire with a group of armed Maoists inside Kalitota forest under Kotagarh Nuagan area along Kandhamal-Rayagada border, Kandhamal SP K Vishal Singh said. Talking to OST, the Kandhamal SP said a group of armed policemen had gone inside Kalitota forest for a combing operation when a group of Maoists suddenly opened fire on them. The policemen launched a counter attack and that led to the gunfight , he said. “Till now, we have no information about the casualty”, Singh said, adding that the encounter was still going on.