Maoists kill four labourers in Jharkhand

, 3:47 PM IST

Ranchi: Maoist guerrillas on Thursday shot dead four labourers constructing a road in Jharkhand’s Gumla district, police said.

Some 20 Maoists raided a road construction company at Basia, 145 km from Ranchi, around 2 a.m. and opened indiscriminate fire, killing the four, a police officer said.

In Jharkhand, Maoists demand levy from contractors involved in road construction work.