Arms seized from Maoist hideout in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Jan 2 : Four locally-made guns were Thursday seized by police in a raid at a Maoist hideout in Odisha's Koraput district, an official said.

The Smooth Bore Muzzle Loading (SBML) guns were found in Siriguda forest in Narayan Patna area of the district, over 500 km from Bhubaneswar.

Police raided the hideout on a tip-off, Superintendent of Police Avinash Kumar told IANS.

Koraput district is considered a Maoist stronghold.

--IANS (Posted on 03-01-2014)

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