Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) , September 8 : A group of Naxals set a passenger bus on fire in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.
The incident was reported near 5:15 p.m. in the evening on Thursday, in a bus heading to Bareguda (Bijapur) from Jagdalpur (Bastar).

According to sources, a group of 10-15 armed Naxals, garbed in local and uniformed dresses, abducted the bus when it reached near a jungle.

They then vacated the bus and set its diesel tank on fire.

The Naxalites then went towards the forest after the arson.

No passenger has been reportedly injured in the incident.

(Posted on 08 September 2017, 1675923034 3O93O74O25)