Maoists blow up culvert in Odisha

Maoists blew up a culvert on a road in Orissa`s Koraput district to obstruct movement of security personnel, police sources said Monday.

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2010, 13:08 PM IST

Koraput: Maoists blew up a
culvert on a road in Orissa`s Koraput district to obstruct movement of security personnel, police sources said Monday.

The rebels targeted the culvert on the road connecting
Narayanpatna and Podapadar late last night by planting an
which exploded, they said.

None was hurt, they said.
"The explosion was of low intensity and a portion of
the culvert was damaged," SDPO, Laxmipur, Y J Rao said.
The Maoists blew up the culvert apparently to obstruct
movement of BSF personnel camping nearby at Podarpadar, they said.

PTI