Maoists blow up culvert, loot money

Maoists blew up a culvert on a national highway and looted Rs 49 lakh in separate incidents in Orissa`s Sundargarh district today, police said.

Updated: Aug 06, 2010, 22:51 PM IST

Maoists blew up a culvert on a
national highway and looted Rs 49 lakh in separate incidents
in Orissa`s Sundargarh district today, police said.

In another incident, armed ultras attacked a jeep
carrying three staff of Lahunipara branch of SBI with Rs 49
lakh to Barsuan branch.

The Maoists decamped with the money, a gun and the
jeep leaving the bank cashier, security guard and driver
tied with a tree in a nearby forest near Barsuan, 120 km from
here.

-PTI