Maoists torch eight vehicles in Jharkhand



Ranchi: Suspected Maoist guerrillas torched eight vehicles of a private company involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police said on Friday.

According to police, 30 to 35 suspected Maoist guerrillas attacked the office of the private company on Thursday night and torched eight vehicles including dumpers and tractors.

The guerrillas escaped after torching the vehicles.

No one was injured in the incident, which took place near Jamni village of Dumka district, around 350 km from Ranchi.

Maoist guerrillas are active in 18 of state's 24 districts.

IANS