Phulbani, Jan 6 (LocalWire): Maoists killed a watchman and set afire five vehicles engaged in construction work at a contractor’s camp at Mallikapada in Kandhamal district, police said on Sunday.
Around 8-10 armed Maoists barged into the camp at around 2 am and torched a roller, a mini-truck and three tractors.
The vehicles were engaged in road construction in the area under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Later, the red rebels took the camp night watchman Rabindra Mallik to the nearby forest and shot him dead.
The ultras left some leaflets near the camp before leaving the spot.