Squad Of Naxalites Raids Road Construction Site In Gadchiroli District

Gadchiroli District, December 20, 2023: A squad of Naxalites conducted a raid on a road construction site in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district in the early hours of Wednesday, setting ablaze an earth-moving machine and a tanker, police announced to the press today.

The incident took place in Hidur-Dodur village located along the border of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh states.

The construction work was underway on the village road when a squad of Naxalites arrived on the scene and torched the machine and the vehicle engaged in the work, a police official said.

The Naxalites also put up a pamphlet in the area, calling for a nationwide bandh on December 22, the police official added.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/naxalites-torch-tanker-machine-engaged-in-road-construction-work-in-gadchiroli/article67657338.ece