Maoists burn equipment of NTPC plant
Aurangabad: Armed Maoists burnt equipments of a power plant being jointly set up by railways and NTPC at Nabinagar in Bihar`s Aurangabad district, police said on Thursday.
Over 50 naxalites raided the construction site of the proposed plant late last night and burnt several equipments, including four dumpers, three hydra cranes and mixer machine
worth lakhs of rupees, Superintendent of Police Vivek Raj Singh said.
They also held captive some of the workers and assaulted them, he said.
A combing operation has been launched to track down the naxalites.
The railway and NTPC are jointly setting up a 2000 MW spower plant at Surar village in Nabinagar.
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