Maoists blow up block office in Bihars Jamui

Maoists blow up block office in Bihars Jamui

By: || Updated: 22 Mar 2012 09:29 PM


Jamui:
Heavily armed Maoists blew up the Khaira block office, destroyed official
files by putting them on fire and torched 12 sand-laden truck on Thursday
night in the district, during their two-day East Bihar and Jharkand bandh
agitation, police sources said on Friday.




"Over 50 heavily armed Naxals triggered dynamite blast to blow up the
Khaira block office," they said, adding the ultras later burnt the
official files.




They also set 12 sand-laden trucks on fire at Gidheshwar Ghat under the
Khaira police station area in the district, sources said. No casualty was
reported in these incidents, they added.




To protest the arrest of their five leaders from various places in Bihar
and Jharkhand, the Maoists have given a two-day East Bihar and Jharkhand
bandh call.




Two days ago, Naxalites had burnt two mobile telephone towers, blew up a
railway cabin and set several vehicles on fire in Bihar's Jamui and Banka
districts.



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