The incident took place near Tongguda camp of the security forces under Pamed police station area, Deputy Inspector General of Police (anti-Naxal operations) Sundarraj P told PTI.
The encounter took place around 11 am in a forest in Bhairamgarh police station area when a joint team of the Special Task Force and the District Reserve Guard was out on an anti-Naxal operation.
In the current academic year, the Sainik School Chhingchhip in Mizoram opened its doors to six girls in Class 6, and the Sainik School in Lucknow 15 girls in Class 9.
Earlier in the day, the Maoists detonated a blast in Dantewada, which was far away from the polling station in an attempt to create terror.
Chhattisgarh election HIGHLIGHTS | First phase polling ends with 70 per cent turnout; five Naxals killed in Bijapur encounter
Although the Naxal-infested parts of the state witnessed a peaceful election, five Naxals were killed and five jawans sustained injuries in a gun battle that took place in Bijapur.
While development remains a challenge in the hunting grounds of outlawed Maoists in Chhattisgarh, 30 women police commandos were engaged to provide security cover to a bridge.