Maoists blow up water pump in Jharkhand

Maoists blew up a water pump in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district early Friday, police said.

Last Updated: Mar 18, 2011, 14:54 PM IST

Ranchi: Maoists blew up a water pump in Jharkhand`s West Singhbhum district early Friday, police said.
According to police, the guerrillas blasted the water pump situated near Mogahataburu village of the district, which is around 160 km from here, to protest the ongoing operation against them in Saranda forest.
The Jharkhand police have launched a major offensive against the Maoists in Saranda forest, where some six companies of paramilitary forces are assisting the state police.

IANS