Maoists torch eight vehicles in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Fri, Nov 30, 2012 04:00 hrs

Ranchi, Nov 30 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas torched eight vehicles of a private company involved in road construction work in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police said Friday.

According to police, 30 to 35 suspected Maoist guerrillas attacked the office of the private company 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.

Indo-Asian News Service


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