Friday, November 13, 2009

Naxals torch road construction machine in Gaya

TNN 12 November 2009, 04:22am IST

GAYA: Nearly one dozen heavily armed naxals, said to be members of the RCC a splinter group of the former MCC, late on Tuesday night raided village
Pipra under the extremist infested Dumaria police station of the district and torched a road construction machine being used in the ongoing construction of a road linking Dumaria with the divisional head quarters.

Construction activity remained suspended on Wednesday in view of the naxal operation. The torched machine was owned by Khokhar enterprises.

Confirming the incident Sherghati SDPO Ranjan Kumar said that only partial damage has been caused to the road construction machine. Asked if any arrest has been made in this connection, the SDPO replied in the negative.

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