Arms and ammunition seized in Odisha

A huge cache of arms and ammunition, purportedly stocked by Maoists, were today seized during a special operation by police in a forest spread over Odisha’s Jajpur and Keonjhar districts.

Two rifles, a pistol, 146 rounds of ammunition, seven boosters, 100 aluminium detonators, a screwdriver set and explosive materials were seized during the operation by the police in Aradapal forest, Jajpur SP Deepak Kumar said.

The raid was conducted on the basis of information provided by an arrested Maoist, Kumar said.

“We expect more seizures in the coming days,” he said.

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