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Maoists torch EVM, vehicle during polling in Vizag

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 4:57pm IST | Place: Hyderabad | Agency: PTI

  • maoist-try-to-disrupt-polling-in vizag Representational picture dna Research & Archives

Maoists burnt an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and a vehicle in the agency area of Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh today during the polling for second phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

A group of Maoists burnt the EVM and a vehicle at Palakagidi of Koyyuru Mandal in the district before fleeing, according to a senior police official.

"Following this incident, repolling has been ordered at the polling station," the official said. 

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