Youth injured in blast

A teenaged boy was injured on Monday in an explosion when he tried pulling out a Naxal banner in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said.

Last Updated: Aug 15, 2011, 12:44 PM IST

Nagpur: A teenaged boy was injured on Monday in
an explosion when he tried pulling out a Naxal banner in
Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said.

The incident took place in Mumgaon at Dhanora taluka when
Vishnu Amarsingh Dhanliya (18) from Belgaon village tried to
pull the banner triggering the explosion.

He was immediately rushed to the civic hospital in
Gadchiroli for treatment, police said, adding investigations
are on.

PTI