1183 incidents of Naxal infra damage reported since 2009: Govt

More than 1100 incidents of damage to economic infrastructure by the Maoists have been reported since 2009, the government today said.

“Since 2009, a total number of around 1183 incidents of damage to economic infrastructure by the Maoists have been reported from different parts of the country.

“The infrastructure destroyed includes property belonging to public/private sector units, railway property, telephone exchanges, mobile towers, power infrastructure, roads, school and panchayat buildings among others. The damage in money terms runs into hundreds of crores,” Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh told Lok Sabha in a written reply.

“There is a marginal decline in incidents of damage to economic infrastructure by the Left Wing Extremism in the country during the last three years,” he said.
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