Featured image: Wreckage of vehicles and machines used for road construction, after being set on fire by alleged Maoists. Source: PTI
There has been reports of several new actions in the People’s War in India, lead by the Communist Party of India, since the last time we reported on this.
On the 22nd of November a constable of Bastar Fighter was injured after activating an improvised explosive device (IED) Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. Bastar Fighter is a “special force” of the old Indian State for attempting to combat the People’s War. The explosion took place during a “area-domination exercise” that was carried out in order to construct a road.
Also on the 22nd of November, in the Narayanpur District of Chhattisgarh, District Reserve Guard soldier was reported to have been injured from being shot with arrows by Maoists.
On the 23rd of November a CRPF constable was injured by an IDE explosion in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand.
On the 27th of November 14 vehicles and machines were set on fire by alleged Maoists at a road construction site in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district. According to a report from a media monopoly “40 to 50 unidentified people, clad as civilians and a few of them armed, reached the spot and set ablaze 14 vehicles and machines, including trucks, poclain and earth moving machines”