Friday, April 03, 2009

Maoists blow up BJP leader's house in Jharkhand

2 Apr 2009, 1212 hrs IST, PTI

CHATRA (JHARKHAND): The Maoists have blown up three structures, including the house of a local BJP leader, in Chatra's Moktama village, the police
said on Thursday.

About 50 armed Maoists reached the village late Wednesday night, asked family members of the BJP leader Mahendra Yadav to vacate the house and blew it up with dynamites, Assistant Superintendent of Police Jatin Narwal.

Yadav was not present in the house during the attack. The group latter destroyed the village panchayat hall and an anganwadi centre with explosives, Narwal said.

There was no loss of life in any of the incidents. A Maoist note pasted on the walls in the village claimed responsibility of the explosions.

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