Yet another cross-fire is reported between security forces and naxals where in at least three of the rebels were killed by the forces.
The incident is said to be of Gahdchiroli, a known restive area in Maharashtra.
Those dead includes naxal Sunil Kulmethe and his wife Swarupa.
The third naxal has yet not been identified.
The encounter is said to have happened in forested regions of Sirkonda that is on the border with Sironcha tehsil.
The three killed rebels were wanted by the police for long and they had been involved in many of the criminal activities.