Maoists blow up former village head`s house

Armed Maoists blew up a house of former village head in Bihar`s Saran district late last night, Superintendent of Police AK Satyarthy said.

Updated: Feb 19, 2011, 15:17 PM IST

Chapra: Armed Maoists blew up a house of former village head in Bihar`s Saran district late last night, Superintendent of Police AK Satyarthy said.
Over 50 ultras raided the house of Pushpapal at Chitwan and triggered the blast, Satyarthy said today.
Nobody was present in the house at that time, he said.

Meanwhile, police recovered three landmines from near the house, the SP said.

A combing operation has been launched in the area.

PTI