Two policemen were injured in a Naxal firing in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Monday night, police said.
The outlaws shot two policemen who were on their way to guard a Salwa Judum camp, injuring them critically, under Konta police station, additional director general (Naxal operation) Ram Nivas told PTI.
When other policemen came out of the police station after hearing the gun-shots, the Naxals opened fire at the police station, to which the former retaliated, Ram Nivas said.
After exchanging fire for a while, the Maoists fled from the spot.
The injured policemen have been admitted to a hospital in Bhadrachalam district in neighboring Andhra Pradesh.