At least three Maoists were killed and a policeman was injured during a gunbattle in a forest in Odisha's Kalahandi district on Tuesday, a top official said. The incident took place in the morning when a combing operation was underway, he said.
“Three Maoists have been killed a DSP rank officer has suffered injuries in the exchange of fire,” DGP Sunil K Bansal said. The injured policeman was rushed to Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital in Bolangir, he said. The combing operation is still underway in the forest areas along the border of Kalahandi-Kandhamal districts, the DGP said.
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