Maoists set ablaze three trucks in Jhargram
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Last Updated: Monday, February 07, 2011, 15:56
Jhargram: The helper of a truck sustained burn injuries when suspected Maoists set three trucks on fire on NH-6 at Jhargram in West Midnapore district for allegedly violating "Bharat Bandh" called by them.

The police said Maoist cadre set ablaze two iron ore-laden trucks coming from Orissa at Purnapani. They also set on fire a truck going from Kolkata at Guptamani on the same highway, the police said.

The helper of a truck - Ajay Kumar Giri - received burn injury and was admitted to a nearby government hospital.

Maoists have called "Bharat Bandh" today to protest rise in the prices of essential commodities.


First Published: Monday, February 07, 2011, 15:56

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