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Maoists Torch Vehicles of Road Construction Company in Jharkhand: Police

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Raids are being carried out in the area soon after labourers informed the police about it.

Maoists set fire to vehicles and machinery used in road construction in Gumla district of Jharkhand, police said on Monday.

A group of Maoists poured inflammable substance on a road-roller, tractor, exacavator and earthmoving equipment parked in the camp office of a construction company and set them ablaze, Superintendent of Police HP Janardhan said. The incident took place at Lova-Khamman village on Sunday night, he said.

Raids are being carried out in the area soon after labourers informed the police about it.

first published:June 01, 2020, 20:01 IST