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Malkangiri Fortified for ‘Martyr Week’

Combing operation intensified in district

Published: 28th July 2014 09:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th July 2014 09:23 AM   |  A+A-

MALKANGIRI: With the Maoists set to observe Martyrs’ Week from Monday, security across the Red hotbeds has been tightened to avert any untoward incident. The Maoists observe the week to pay tributes to their slain leaders and cadres besides recruiting and organising meetings.

It is suspected that the Maoists may avenge the recent killing and arrest of Maoist cadres, including Madhav, in the district and arrest of scores of cadres.

As the areas bordering Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh are susceptible to attacks from the Maoists, special instructions have been issued to police stations and high-risk administrative offices in the Red Zone to augment security cover, police sources here said.

With the possibility of Maoists targeting police stations besides the security forces and police vehicles considering the past few years’ experience, police are leaving nothing to chance.

“Though the security personnel are on high alert and are collecting intelligence inputs about the movements of Maoists, incessant rain and overflowing rivers have hit anti-Maoist operations. But,  our security forces are on high alert in view of the Martyrs’ Week,” police said.

The police seem to be determined not to allow the Maoists to conduct any programmes, including construction of memorial pylons in the interior areas and unveiling them during the week.

Meanwhile, combing operations by the Border Security Force, Special Operation Group commandos and

District Voluntary Forces have been intensified in the district.



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