At least 21 Maoists were reportedly killed in a Major Encounter in Malkangiri district in Odisha near Andhra Pradesh Border on early Monday Morning. 2 policemen have also been injured.
Greyhound commandos of Andhra Pradesh Police attacked a Maoists camp last night, where at least 50-60 Maoists had gathered for a meeting.
Police say they were tipped off about a meeting of top Maoists officials in the area. Search and combing operations were on since late last night.
Weapons Including AK-47 and self-loading rifles were seized.
It is suspected that senior Maoists cadre could be among the dead.
Malkangiri is among the districts worst affected by Maoist violence in the country.