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Maoists set 10 vehicles on fire at road construction site

Malkangiri: Armed Maoists stormed a road construction site and set ablaze around 10 vehicles and machines in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said today.

The incident happened yesterday night at Andrahal near Bondaghati under the jurisdiction of Mudulipada police station, they said.

The Maoists ransacked the construction camp, and set afire earth movers, tractors, vans, a roller and a mixer machine, a police officer said.

A police team has been sent to the site to investigate the matter, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police (SP) Jagmohan Meena said.

The Border Security Force (BSF) and the police have started combing operation in the area, he said.

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