Maoists torch three vehicles in Odisha

Maoists on Saturday set ablaze two tractors and an excavator at a road construction site in Odisha`s Rayagada district, police said.

IANS| Updated: Dec 21, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Bhubaneswar: Maoists on Saturday set ablaze two tractors and an excavator at a road construction site in Odisha`s Rayagada district, police said.
The rebels torched the vehicles near Sunabali village, about 475 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, sub-divisional police officer Suresh Jena told a news agency.
The vehicles were being used for road construction.

Maoists are active in more than half of Odisha`s 30 districts and Rayagada is considered one of their strongholds.