Naxals torch vehicles at road construction site in Chhattisgarh

Dantewada: Naxals on late Thursday night set on fire several vehicles engaged in road construction work in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district.

The incident took place around 2:30 am near Bacheli town where the road construction work was going on.

A group of more than 40 armed Naxals stormed the construction site and set aflame as many as five trucks.

The ultras also snatched the mobile phones of the lorry drivers, before vandalizing the vehicles.

More details in the connection are awaited.

This is the third attack by Naxals in Chhattisgarh within a span of one week. On August 9, they uprooted the railway tracks near Kamaloor railway station and also burnt two passenger buses and one truck. (ANI)