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Maoists set ablaze vehicles in Odisha

PTI | Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 16:13

Rayagada: In a swift attack, armed Maoists set afire several equipments and vehicles at a road construction site in Odisha`s Rayagada district, police said on Thursday.

However, there was no casualty in the incident.
A group of ultras struck at the site around midnight last night and torched three tractors, an excavator and a motorcycle of the contractor engaged for construction of a road between Guma and Khambesu villages, they said.

The rebels escaped into the nearby forest soon after the attack, they said.
The ultras left a poster at the spot with a warning and asked the contractor to stop the road construction work, they said.

First Published: Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 16:13

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