Kandhamal: A woman Maoist cadre was killed in an encounter between security personnel and Maoists at Tunudibandha forests in Kandhamal district today.
At least four guns, three grenades and a huge cache other arms and ammunitions were seized from the spot. Combing operation was underway by SOG and DVF personnel, informed ADG (Operations) RP Koche.
Sources said, acting on a specific tipoff about a hideout of ultras in forests at Tunudibandha, security forces raided the place and gunned down a woman Maoist. However, some cadre Maoists managed to flee the spot.