Published On : Mon, Oct 24th, 2016

19 Maoists killed in encounter at Andhra-Odisha border, 2 cops injured

Representational image.

Representational image.

At least 19 Maoists were killed in an encounter near Malkangiri, at Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border. Two policemen were also injured.

Police say they attacked a Maoist camp, about 10 km from Malkangiri, where a meeting was being held.Ammunition and weapons including three AK-47 and SLRs were seized from the spot.

Details awaited.