Maoists blast two mobile tower control rooms in Bihar

About 50 heavily-armed ultras came to the control rooms of private telecom operators and blew up the facilities detonating dynamites at Mahugayen village under Sonu police station area.

Updated: Mar 01, 2011, 14:07 PM IST

Jamui: Armed Maoists blew up two control
rooms of telecom towers in Bihar`s Jamui district, the police
said.

About 50 heavily-armed ultras came to the control
rooms of private telecom operators and blew up the facilities
detonating dynamites at Mahugayen village under Sonu police
station area last night, Superintendent of Police RN Singh

The Maoists triggered the blast in apparent protest
against the killing of six naxalites during an encounter with
police at Manjhidih village under Katoria police station
area in neighbouring Banka district on February 26.

The ultra-left outfit have called a 48-hour bandh in
the area to protest against the encounter.

PTI