Maoists blow up two Orissa schools, kill man

Maoists have blown up 2 school buildings and killed a villager in a district.

Bhubaneswar: Maoists on Sunday blew up two school buildings and killed a villager in separate incidents in Orissa’s Malkangiri district, police said.

The rebels blew up a school building in Bejingiwada village and another in Tentuliguda village using landmines, Superintendent of Police Anirudha Kumar Singh said.

In a separate incident, Maoists killed a man at Gampakunda village, accusing him of being a police informer. The man`s body was found on a village road with Maoist posters lying nearby.
More than half of Orissa`s 30 districts are affected by the Maoist menace. Malkangiri, nearly 620 km from here, is considered one of their strongholds.

IANS

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