The encounter took place at a hill near Talperu river in Dharmavaram village, five kilometres from Pamed adjoining Andhra Pradesh. About 700 police personnel from both states including about 250-300 jawans from Andhra Pradesh's 'Greyhound' police took part in the four-hour-long encounter with about 80-90 ultras. Chhattisgarh's Special Task Force personnel jawans also took part.
Two A K 47 rifles, four SLRs and three 303 guns were seized. The bodies of slain ultras were being taken to Pamed.