Andhra Pradesh police today unearthed a massive ammunition dump of the Maoists during the combing operations in the Bhimaram reserve forest along the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB).
According to the Malkangiri SP Rishikesh Kilari, the cops launched a combing operation for the Naxals following an encounter with them today. They found a massive dump in Gunamamidi village in Bhimaram forest wherein IEDs, 11 7.62 mm SLR live rounds, four 7.62 mm AK rounds, one 5.56 mm INSAS rounds, SLR magazine, 32 detonators, a flash camera, radio, 11 kit bags, three Maoist uniforms, literature, medicines and other daily use items from the spot.
Earlier, the cops have also recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition from Gurasetu, Beijing, Jumplur, Parlubandha villages. “They have been stored to use against the police and the informers in the villages”, said SP.