Malkangiri: A maoist was killed in an encounter between security forces and maoists in Chattisagarh Sukma district on Sunday morning.
The gunfight took place at a forest near Minpa village under Chintagufa police limits in Chattisagarh.
A joint team including District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were on a combing operation where they found a movement of ultras in the Jungle area.
The exchange of fire lasted for about one and half hours following which the red rebels escaped. Later, a naxal body was recovered from the spot, informed Sukma SP Sunil Sharma.
Search operation is still underway.