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Maoists torch vehicles engaged in road construction in Kandhamal

Baliguda: Maoists made their presence felt again in Kandhamal district when they reportedly torched some vehicles engaged in road construction work in Baliguda area late on Sunday night.

Around 10-15 Maoists raided a camp at midnight, set up by a contractor who have been hired for construction of a road at Bigabhati ghati under Baliguda block. They set afire a Hyava truck, water tanker, Hitachi Grader and Vibrator at the camp after pouring diesel on it.

Also, some posters were found near the camp mentioning that those were issued by KKBN Division of Maoist organization. In the posters, the Maoists called on villagers to observe a bandh from August 18 to 24.

The red rebels threatened police informers with dire consequences and termed its members killed in police encounter as ‘Saheed’ in the posters.

Yesterday, some banners reportedly put up by Maoists surfaced in K. Nuagaon and near Baliguda College.

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