Maoists explode landmine in poll-bound Jharkhand

Last Updated: Friday, December 18, 2009 - 09:36

Medininagar (Jharkhand): Suspected
Maoists exploded a landmine, injuring a policeman at Mahur in
Jharkhand which went to the final round of polling for its
81-member Assembly on Friday.

A personnel of the Jharkhand Armed Police suffered
splinter injuries in the explosion triggered during patrolling
in the area, Superintendent of Police Jatin Narwal said.

Narwal said the injured policeman has been shifted to

Mahur belongs to Hussainabad Assembly constituency
where Maoist presence is strong, he said.

It is among the 16 constituencies where polling is


First Published: Friday, December 18, 2009 - 09:36

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