Narayanpur, Sep 23 (PTI) A group of armed Naxals allegedly killed a labourer and torched four vehicles and a JCB machine at a construction site on a road in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur district on Thursday, police said.
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The incident took place around 4.15 am in Madhonar village under Chhotedongar police station, where a culvert is being constructed under Pradham Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) scheme, an official said.
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At least 36 ultras stormed at the construction site, assaulted workers and opened fire at the supervisor, he said.
The cadres then proceeded to set fire to a JCB machine, two tractors and two motorcycles at the site, the official said.
A labourer identified as Sandip was killed in the attack, he said, adding that a team from the security forces rushed to the site and sent the body for post-mortem.
A Maoist pamphlet was found at the spot, in which the ultras have warned villagers to stay away from development activities, the official said.
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