Monday, March 23, 2009

Maoist blow up school building, health centre

Medninagar (Jharkhand), Mar 22 (PTI) Maoists blew up a primary school and primary health centre in extremist-hit Palamu district while a powerful land mine was recovered after the two incidents late last night in the run up to the general elections.
The Naxalites triggered explosives to blow up the primary school and health centre constructions at Nitar under Manatu police station last night, Superintendent of Police Ravi Kant Dhan told newsmen today.

The walls of both the buildings were badly damaged, while doors, furnitures and other goods including medical equipment and important documents of the health centre were reduced to ashes, he said.

Meanwhile, in a raid on the same day, 15 kg of explosives, attached with a timer device for land mine explosion, was found underneath Hussainabad-Alipur Road, Dhan said. PTI

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