Maoists blow up panchayat building in Latehar
Maoists blew up a panchayat building in Latehar district, police said on Thursday.
Latehar: Maoists blew up a panchayat building in Latehar district, police said on Thursday.
Police said a group of rebels went to Pochara Panchayat, about 100 km from Ranchi, on Wednesday night and blew it up.
The Maoists had killed a policeman, blasted railway tracks, an engine and a mobile tower during the bandh called by them on Wednesday.
The bandh was called to protest against arrest of Maoist cadres in neighbouring Odisha, sentencing of some cadres in Uttar Pradesh and anti-Maoist operations by security forces.