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Naxals blow up school in Dantewada

Last Updated: Friday, August 20, 2010 - 00:04

Zeenews Bureau

Raipur: Naxals have blown up a panchayat
bhawan, school, and an anganwadi centre Chhattisgarh`s
Dantewada district.

Armed Naxals in large number reached Kutrem village in
the district this morning and blew up the three buildings,
Dantewada police told PTI.

However, there were no reports of casualties, police said
adding the buildings were completely vacant when the incident

The incident took place in a forested locality under Kirandul police station area in Dantewada district, about 420 km south of capital Raipur.

"Maoists placed explosives in a primary school building and then in a panchayat office and blew up the buildings,`` T.N. Nagvanshi, police station in-charge Kirandul, told IANS over phone.

Though the incident took place early in the morning, the police were informed very late, he said.

A police team was rushed to the site.

-Agencies inputs

First Published: Friday, August 20, 2010 - 00:04

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