Maoists Torch Seven Vehicles In Kalahandi


Bhawanipatna: Amed Maoists allegedly torched seven vehicles and a machine used in road construction at Nuamunda under Madanpur-Rampur police limits, bordering Kalahandi and Kandhamal district, late on Tuesday.

Police sources said around 10-15 armed Maoists arrived at Nuamunda late at night and raided the camp of a local contractor. They were opposing construction of a new road between Urladani and Lahadi under the Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

Later, they set five tractors, two JCB machines and a mixer machine on fire.

Before leaving , the Left-wing extremists left some posters at the spot.

Following the incident, combing operation has been intensified in the area, the sources said.

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