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Maoists blow up power sub-station in Bihar

Last Updated: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 11:39

Jamui: A power sub-station was blown up by armed Maoists in a village in Bihar`s naxal-infested Jamui district, police said.

The Maoists, numbering over 100, stormed the power sub-station in Badigram village last midnight and blew it up with explosives, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Virendra Sahu said today.

A room of the power sub-station was totally wrecked in the explosion hitting power supply, Sahu said.

Some employees at the sub-station managed to escape just in time, Sahu said.

A case has been registered and a search for the Maoists was being made.


First Published: Monday, April 8, 2013 - 11:39
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