Malkangiri, Dec 13:
The Maoists have set a private bus on fire near Beheraguda in Malkangiri district today, latest reports reaching here said.
Reports said the bus which was coming from Balimela was stopped by a group of armed Maoists near Beheraguda. They set the vehicle on fire after the passengers and bus staff were asked to get down.
Maoists had set another bus ablaze near Telerai on Wednesday. More details are awaited.
In another development, three of the seven people abducted by Maoists from Chintalguda and Ramaguda under the Bhejanwada panchayat have returned to their homes.
The fate of the rest four is still not known. But villagers who have returned home safely say they will be released soon, local reports said.