Maoists torch earthmover in Bihar

    Gaya (Bihar), Jun 24 (PTI) Maoists have torched an
earthmover engaged in road construction in Bihar's Gaya
district, police said on Wednesday.
    An armed squad of the banned outfit CPI(Maoist)
torched the vehicle near Chhatihar More late on Tuesday night
after the contractor failed to pay them a levy, Konch police
station SHO Sri Kumar said.
    The vehicle was engaged in the construction of the
Pradhana-Islampur Road, he said.
    An FIR has been lodged and search is on to nab the
Maoists, the officer added. PTI CORR AR

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