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Naxals kill trader in Chhattisgarh

Naxals shot dead a grain trader and torched his vehicle in Madanwada area when he was on his way to a local market, police said on Thursday.



Rajnandgaon: Naxals shot dead
a grain trader and torched his vehicle in Madanwada area near
here when he was on his way to a local market, police said
on Thursday.

IG RK Veej said that the trader, Vineet Jain, was
travelling with two teachers and a shoe seller to the weekly
bazaar in Madanwada when his vehicle was intercepted by three
Naxals.

According to the survivors, the Naxals hijacked the
vehicle and detained Jain, while asking the others to flee.

A few minutes later, they fatally shot Jain, set the
vehicle afire and escaped into the dense jungles.

A manhunt is on to nab the accused, Veej said.

PTI

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