The encounter took place at Govindgaon, about 200 km from here, in south eastern part of Vidarbha.
All the bodies have been brought to Aheri police headquarters in the district, they said.
More details are awaited.
Nagpur: Six Naxals, including two women cadres, were killed in an encounter in the wee hours of Sunday in Govindgaon near Jimalgatta forest in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district, police said.
First Published: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 09:14