Maoists injure five labourers, burn machines

Armed Maoists assaulted five labourers and burnt two road construction machines of a private firm at Kanauda village in Bihar`s Aurangabad district late last night, police said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Apr 05, 2011, 12:42 PM IST

Aurangabad (Bihar): Armed Maoists assaulted
five labourers and burnt two road construction machines of a
private firm at Kanauda village in Bihar`s Aurangabad district
late last night, police said on Tuesday.

Over 25 rebels raided the village and beat up the
labourers injuring them.

The Maoists, who had earlier demanded money from the
owner of the company, also burnt its machines used in
construction of road under Prime Minister Gramin Sadak Yojna
besides some furniture at the work site, the police said.

The injured workers were rushed to hospital and a
combing operation was launched to apprehend the ultras, the
police added.

PTI

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