At least two Maoists, including a woman, were killed in an exchange of fire with the police in a forested area of Odisha, officials said on Wednesday.
The gun battle occurred in Salepali forest of Bargarh district late on Tuesday.
“Two Maoists got killed in an encounter with Odisha Police at Salepali,” Director General of Police R.P. Sharma said, adding the combing operation was on in the forest.
However, the identity of the deceased, who were in “uniform” was yet to be ascertained.