Raipur: Armed Naxals in large number attacked Amadai iron ore mines in Chhatishgarh’s Narayanlur district on Friday night.

According to district superintendent of police firing from security forces and also from the Maoists side still continues. The SP said that over one thousand Maoists had participated in the attack. The Maoists have also taken some mines workers into hostage, he added.

Update: Naxals have released 10 of the 12 mines workers abducted. Naxals have burnt 6 vehicles while indulging in looting and arson.