Armed Maoists set ablaze seven vehicles of a private road construction firm at Badiha village in Bihar’s Rohtas district in the early hours on Wednesday.

Around 200 ultras stormed the office of S N P Infrastructure, confined its employees in a room and burnt the vehicles, police said.

Three road rollers, two pay loaders and a water tanker were among the vehicles burnt.

The firm was engaged in construction of a National Highway between Dehri-on-Sone and Tilauthu in Rohtas district.

Patrolling was intensified after the incident and a combing operation launched, police said.


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