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Maoists damage vehicle, block roads in Bastar

The road, which was damaged by the Maoists in Bastar. Photo: Special Arrangement

The road, which was damaged by the Maoists in Bastar. Photo: Special Arrangement  

The insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh witnessed intensified Maoist activities on Monday.

The ultras felled trees and dug up roads leading to traffic disruption.

The Maoists damaged drill machine of the NMDC’s (National Mineral Development Corporation) Kirandul plant in Dantewada district and damaged National Highway 30 on Sunday evening.

The banned outfit abducted two passenger buses in Katekalyan area of Dantewada on Sunday night.

“Buses were released after some time. Maoists wrote some slogans on the bus,” said R.K. Vij, Additional Director-General (ADG) of Police, anti-Naxal operations.

The ultras damaged railway track between Kirandul and Bacheli town and opened fire on Chintagufa and Timilwada police camps in Sukma district on Monday morning.

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