Naxals torch 9 vehicles in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Naxals on Sunday torched nine vehicles, including six dumpers and a JCB at the SP-3 plant area in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada area on Sunday.

Naxals torch 9 vehicles in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh): Naxals on Sunday torched nine vehicles, including six dumpers and a JCB at the SP-3 plant area in Chhattisgarh`s Dantewada area on Sunday.

According to IG Bastar, P Sundarraj, the Naxals dressed as farmers held all the drivers of vehicles as hostages and torched the vehicles engaged in road construction work. The SP-3 plant area falls under the Kirandul police station area.

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The vehicles allegedly belong to Ratna Construction and were involved in new construction work at the SP-3 screening plant.

Further investigation is underway by the Kirandul police.