Saturday, March 21, 2009

Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar

Mar 21

In Bihar, outlawed Maoists blew up railway track between Paraiya and Guraru on Gaya - Mugal Sarai rail section of East Central Railway in the wee hours on Saturday.

Rail traffic has been stopped on Grand-chord rail section following damage of the railway track.

No casualty has been reported in this incident.

AIR Patna correspondent reports that mail and express trains are running via Patna. Maoists have given a 24 hour Bihar bandh call on Saturday in protest against their arrested leaders.

The state government has stepped up security in naxal infested areas of the state.

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