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Exchange of fire between security forces and Maoists in Bargarh; arms seized – N.F Times

Bargarh: An exchange of fire took place between security forces and Maoists at Gandhamardan hill in Odisha’s Bargarh district, today.

No casualties have so far been reported in the gunfight, which was underway till last reports came in.

As per reports, a joint team of CRPF and Bargarh district police, acting on tip-off indicating Maoist presence in the forest, conducted a search operation in the area.

Upon encountering the security forces, the Maoists initiated gunfire, prompting the security personnel to retaliate with heavy gunfire.

While some Maoists retreated, security forces seized Maoist materials, including weapons and ammunition.

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