: Maoists on Tuesday burn 30 vehicles of private construction company in Sambalpur district of Orissa. They exploded bombs and used diesel to set 20 tippers and damaged 10 vehicles and machines used by the private construction company. Later, they released the all the staffs unhurt.
Report says around about 50 armed Maoists took around 80 staffs and workers of the ARSS as hostage. They later confined the staffs inside a room. Fire officials arrived at the spot after three hours of the incident, and doused the fire. State police started combing operations in the area.