On Wednesday, a woman Maoist was killed in an encounter with security forces in a forest in Odisha’s Kandhamal district.
As per reports, Prateek Singh, Superintendent of police said that the gun battle happened after Special Operations Group and District Voluntary Force personnel launched a joint operation in Sirla forest .
In the exchange of the fire, a woman maoist cadre was killed. Also three grenades, a landmine and other materials were seized from the site. The body of the killed woman maoist is yet to be identified.