The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Sundarraj P., said, "It was an operation by a team of District Reserve Guard (DRG), who was out on an anti-Maoist operation last night. The encounter took place in the Rasatong jungle (between Gollapalli and Bheji of the Sukma district">Sukma district). We have also recovered weapons, explosive materials and wireless set after the encounter."
After the guns fell silent, the security forces searched the area and recovered - a 12 bore gun, one bharmar rifle (muzzle loading gun), a wireless set, codex wire 1.5 metre, a detonator, an electric multimeter, a radio, a couple of batteries, solar plates, solar plate, pitthu bags and some Maoist-related material from the spot.
Further details are awaited. (ANI)