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Search continues for 15 kidnapped persons in Bihar

Security personnel today continued search operations for the 15 people abducted by suspected Maoists in Bihar`s Jamui district.

Updated: Nov 03, 2011, 17:27 PM IST

Jamui: Security personnel today
continued search operations for the 15 people abducted by
suspected Maoists in Bihar`s Jamui district.

"We continue the search operations in the forests to
secure safe release of the kidnapped persons as they remain
traceless so far," Superintendent of Police R N Singh said.

He said, "Maoist guerrillas kidnapped the 15 persons -
eight labourers, four employees of a private construction
company and three villagers - from Balthar Ghat on Monday."

Late on Monday night, over 50 ultras stormed into the
office of a private firm engaged by Bihar State Bridge
Corporation for construction of a bridge over Bharnar River
and took them away at gunpoint to a forest bordering Giridih
district of Jharkhand.

PTI