Maoists attack canal construction site, torch vehicles

Banka: A group of armed Maoists attacked a construction site of a canal in Banka district of Bihar in the early hours today, assaulting the workers and torching two excavator machines and a tractor.Banka Sub-Divisional
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PTI 08 Aug 2015, 11:47:46 AM IST

Banka: A group of armed Maoists attacked a construction site of a canal in Banka district of Bihar in the early hours today, assaulting the workers and torching two excavator machines and a tractor.

Banka Sub-Divisional Police Officer Shashi Shankar said the incident occurred near Rathokia village where the state irrigation department is getting a canal constructed.

"The Maoists attacked the site at around 2 AM, thrashed officials and workers present there. They snatched their mobile phones and torched two JCB excavator machines, as well as a tractor," Shankar said.

The SDPO said that police teams have reached the spot and raids are being conducted in the area to nab those involved in the attack.

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