Nagpur, Aug 26 (PTI)A woman Naxal was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with commandos of the elite C-60 wing in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said.
The encounter took place in the afternoon in the jungles of Mouza Dolandha in the adjoining Naxal-affected district, they said.
According to a release issued by the office of Gadchiroli SP, C-60 commandos of the district police were conducting an anti-Naxal operation in the forests when the exchange of fire took place between them and a group of ultras.
The body of a woman Naxal was later found at the encounter spot, the release said, adding her identity is yet to be ascertained.
Naxal-related material was also found at the spot, it added