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Suspected Maoists set on fire 13 vehicles belonging to construction firm in Jharkhand

The vehicles, which included excavators, dumpers and trucks, were set ablaze on Friday night.

ranchi Updated: Jun 09, 2018 16:52 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Jamshedpur
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The vehicles set ablaze by suspected Maoists belonged to a firm engaged in constructing a road.(PTI/File Photo)

Suspected Maoists set on fire 13 vehicles belonging to a construction firm in Parliposh area of Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district, police said on Saturday. The vehicles, which included excavators, dumpers and trucks, were set ablaze on Friday night, they said.

A team of the district armed police and CRPF rushed to the spot soon after the administration was informed about the incident, police added. The vehicles belonged to a firm engaged in constructing a road between Goilkera and Manoharpur villages of the district.

First Published: Jun 09, 2018 16:52 IST