Maoists blow up block office in Jamui district

Last Updated: Friday, March 23, 2012 - 14:52

Jamui: Heavily armed Maoists blew up the
Khaira Block office, destroyed official files by putting them
on fire and torched 12 sand-laden truck late last night in the
district, during their two-day East Bihar and Jharkand bandh
agitation, police sources said on Friday.

"Over 50 heavily armed naxals triggered dynamite blast to
blow up the Khaira block office," they said, adding the ultras
later burnt the official files.

They also set 12 sand-laden trucks on fire at Gidheshwar
Ghat under the Khaira police station area in the district,
sources said.

No causualty were reported in these incidents, they
added.

To protest the arrest of their five leaders from various
places in Bihar and Jharkhand, the Maoists have given a
two-day East Bihar and Jharkhand bandh call.

Two days ago, naxalites had burnt two mobile telephone
towers, blew up a railway cabin and set several vehicles on
fire in Bihar`s Jamui and Banka districts.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 23, 2012 - 14:52

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