Friday, February 05, 2010

Maoists torch road construction firm's machines

Patna, Feb 6 : Suspected Maoists torched several machines of a road construction company here early Saturday, police said.

The guerrillas set on fire two JCB machines, two dumpers and two tractors of a construction company at Dulhinbazar in Patna, creating panic among the workers and officials of the firm.

Maoists apparently targeted the construction company for levies, police said. A case has been lodged and search operations underway to trace the Maoists in rural Patna.

Copyright Indo Asian News

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