One injured in Maoist violence

March 5th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin  

Bhubaneswar, March 5 (IANS) A policeman was critically injured in a gunfight with Maoist guerrillas in Orissa’s Malkangri district, police said Wednesday. The Maoists attacked a Special Operation Group (SOG) Tuesday evening when it was combing the forests near Biliguda, Urbelguda and Kandapali villages, about 720 km from here, a police officer said here. The battle lasted about three hours.

Rabindra Patra, a 24-year-old policeman, was injured. The police recovered Maoist uniforms and literature as well as food from the site.

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