Maoists attack forest office in Orissa

Maoists blew up a portion of a forest range office with a landmine in Orissa`s Koraput district early Saturday.

Koraput: Maoists blew up a portion of a forest range office with a landmine in Orissa`s
Koraput district early Saturday, police sources said.

Around 15 heavily armed rebels stormed into the forest office at Ramgiri in Boipariguda police station area, about 65 km from here, and set of the landmine, the sources said.

They shouted slogans against the government before leaving, the sources said.

"A portion of the range office has been completely destroyed. No casualty or injury has been reported as no one was present in the office at the time of the attack," a senior
police official said.

Last week, Maoists had gunned down a BJD leader at Ramgiri.

PTI

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