Maoists strike again, set vehicles on fire in Ettapalli taluka of Maharashtra's Gadchiroli

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 13 May 2019, 01:30 PM
hey torched several tankers, cement concrete mixture machines and road-rollers on the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna road construction site were set ablaze. (File photo)
hey torched several tankers, cement concrete mixture machines and road-rollers on the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna road construction site were set ablaze. (File photo)

Maoists set ablaze many vehicles late night on Sunday at Gadchiroli in Maharashtra. They torched several tankers, cement concrete mixture machines and road-rollers on the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna road construction site in the Munganda village of Etapalli Taluka. This is the fourth such incident of vehicle burning in the past 3 weeks in the Gadchiroli district.

On May 1, as many as 27 vehicles belonging to a road construction company were torched by Maoists at Kurkheda in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The incident took place early in the day when the state was getting ready to celebrate Maharashtra Divas. The targeted vehicles mostly belonged to Amar Infrastructures Ltd., and were engaged in construction works for the Purada-Yerkad sector of NH 136 near Dadapur village.

First Published: Monday, May 13, 2019 01:12 PM
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