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Narayanpur: Naxalites set fire to four trucks transporting iron ore.

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Narayanpur: Naxalites set fire to four trucks transporting iron ore.

Narayanpur. Naxalites set fire to four trucks transporting iron ore in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. Police gave this information on Sunday. He said that no casualty has been reported in this incident that took place late on Saturday night. A senior police officer said that the Naxalites stopped four trucks carrying iron ore from the Amdai Valley mine allotted to a private company near Chhotadongar police station on the Orchha-Narayanpur road. He told that the Naxalites asked the drivers to get down from the trucks and after that they set the vehicles on fire and fled away.

The officer said that after receiving information about the incident, a police team reached the spot but by then the trucks were burnt to ashes. Naxalites have been opposing the Amdai Valley mine project for a long time and they have earlier also set fire to vehicles engaged in work here. Narayanpur district falls in Bastar Lok Sabha constituency, where voting will be held on April 19 under the first phase of general elections.