Police strikes the Encounter with Maoists as a result 27 Maoists are killed in this encounter.
The encounter has taken place in a forest in Malkangiri district on the Odisha-Andhra border. As the Maoists back fired on the police one Greyhound personnel has been killed in this encounter, according to the intelligence reports the police came to know that a secret meeting is going to be held in the forest area with major leaders. The police have strike the encounter with a team of Greyhounds and Odisha Police Special Operation Group and District Voluntary Force by surrounding Maoist camp in a forest area in Malkangiri district which is nearby to the AP state border.
According to the police reports, the Maoist central committee member Ramakrishna had escaped during the encounter. Gajarla Ravi, who is a top leader of CPI (Maoist) has been killed in this operation. But there are many other dead bodies which are yet to be identified and many weapons like hand grenades, AK47’s and SLR’s has been collected by the police from the attack spot.