C'garh: Road construction worker killed with bow and arrow by Naxals

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Sukma, Apr 16 (PTI) Naxals killed an employee of a road contractor with a bow and arrow and set ablaze a machine engaged in construction work in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Friday, police said.

The incident took place at around 4:30 pm near Gorgunda village between Dornapal and Jagargunda, where a road is being constructed under the Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY), a senior official said.

'As per preliminary information, armed Naxals reached the construction site, and set fire to an earth mover. When a staffer, identified as Bhaskar, resisted, the Naxals shot him dead with a bow and arrow. A combing operation has been launched to nab the culprits,' he said. PTI COR TKP BNM