The encounter between Maharashtra Police and Naxal's broke out during early morning on Friday in a forest between Potegaon and Rajoli in eastern Vidarbha'sGadchiroli in Etapalli.
At least 13 Naxals were killed. The encounter is underway between the C-60 unit of Maharashtra Police and Naxals.
The C-60 unit commandos of Maharashtra Police cracked down upon the Naxals in a camp near a village.
During the encounter, some weapons, substantial literature and other materials of daily need from the place have been recovered.
According to Sandip Patil, Deputy Inspector General of police (DIG), Gadchiroli, “the operation was a huge success for Maharashtra Police and there is a possibility that more Naxals were wiped out in the encounter.”
More details are still awaited.