Ranchi, In Jharkhand, Naxalite activities have once again picked up in the last few days. In Gunjarai village of Latehar district of Jharkhand, Naxalites took two engineers hostage who were working on a railway construction site. Dozens of vehicles parked nearby were set on fire at the same time.
Later, both the engineers who were taken hostage were released by the Naxalites. Due to the sudden Naxalite attack on the railway construction site, panic spread among the laborers working on the entire construction site.
Let us tell you that the Naxalites attacked No. 188 bridge of RBNL and contractor TTIPL, which was working on the construction of the third railway line near Daggi bridge located in Chandwa police station area of Latehar district of Jharkhand.
The Naxalites torched dozens of vehicles and other equipment of the company engaged in the construction of the section of the third railway line.
It is being said that Naxalite Ravindra Ganju’s squad has carried out this incident, the damage is estimated to be more than 15 crores during this fire. Earlier on October 21, Naxalites also attacked the Malhan construction site where the third railway line was being built, during which 3 jawans were shot dead. Naxalite activities have been increasing in this area for the past few days.
About 40 to 50 Naxalites attacked the third railway line construction site located in Gujrai village of Latehar. Workers at the construction site said that as soon as the Naxalites reached the site, they directed all the jawans to gather at one place and in turn set fire to all the vehicles, equipment and bikes parked at the site.
Meanwhile, he also kept two engineers with him, later releasing both engineers before leaving.
Naxalites also set fire to a piling machine. As a part of the piling machine got burnt, it is now leaning towards the railway line, due to which the railway traffic is also feared to be affected. The information has been given to the railway department.
According to the employees engaged in the railway construction site, Naxalites set fire to Boring Machine, JCB, Hydra, Poklen, Winch Machine, Tractor, 3 Bikes, DC Generator and equipment worth more than 15 crores.
Let us tell you that an encounter took place during a search operation between security forces and JJMP Naxalites in Bedi jungle of Sadar police station area of Latehar district of Jharkhand yesterday. Meanwhile, the security forces killed three Naxalites in the encounter. Today’s Naxal attack is being carried out as a revenge for the same incident.
Security forces have been kept on high alert in the entire Latehar district regarding this incident. The entire incident is being investigated.SS1MS