Naxals torch four vehicles in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district

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Naxals set ablaze four trucks in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district ahead of the bandh called by them to protest the killing of an associate, police said on Wednesday.

 

According to the report from the police, the incident took place on Savargaon-Murumgaon road around Tuesday midnight.

As per the report, the rebels blocked the road in Dhanora taluka and torched the four heavy vehicles.

Naxals have called a bandh in the district on Wednesday to condemn the killing of woman rebel Srujjanakka, who was killed by police here on May 1.

Accoring to the release from the office of Gadchrioli superintendent of police , there were around 155 cases of serious offences registered against her in Gadchiroli, including killings of 34 tribals.

On Sunday, two policemen were killed and three others injured in an encounter with Naxals in Poyarkoti-Koparshi forest area of the district
 

With inputs from PTI

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