Armed Cadres Of CPI Maoist Torch Two JCB Machines In Hazaribagh District

Hazaribagh, November 4: Armed cadres of the CPI (Maoist) set two JBC machines on fire under Barkagaon Police Station area of Hazaribagh district on Wednesday.

Police said that the actual location is situated 25km away from Barkagaon Police Station inside a dense forest area.

The machines were being used in constructing a 5.50 km road connecting Patariyapani to Chendag.

Police said that a squad of armed CPI (Maoist) cadres held the construction workers hostage during the action.

It was reported that the Maoist cadres poured diesel on the JCB machines and set them on fire, after which they fled the site.

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