This is the second such attack in the district this week, as a 32-year-old villager was killed by Naxals in Kutru area of the district on July 11.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condemned the attack by the left wing extremists in Chhattisgarh.
Befitting reply to Chattisgarh Naxal attack will be given at appropriate time: Union Home Minister Amit Shah
''Our securitymen have lost their lives, we will not tolerate this bloodshed and a befitting reply will be given at an appropriate time'', Shah said.
Here is a timeline of major naxal attacks on armed forces in Sukma that will help get a better understanding of the gravity of the situation in the area.