Maoists kidnap 15 in Bihar

Maoists have kidnapped around 15 labourers and employees of a private construction company near Balthar Ghat in Jamui district of Bihar.

Last Updated: Nov 01, 2011, 11:37 AM IST

Jamui: Maoists have kidnapped around 15
labourers and employees of a private construction company near
Balthar Ghat in Jamui district of Bihar, police said on Tuesday.
Over 50 ultras late last night stormed into the office of
a private firm engaged in construction of a bridge over
Bharnar River before taking away at gun point, employees and
labourers of the firm to a forest bordering Giridih district
in Jharkhand, Superintendent of Police RN Singh said.
An intensive combing operation has been launched in the
forest to rescue the kidnapped persons, he said.

PTI