Thursday, June 25, 2009

Naxals attack in Orissa ahead of Chidambaram’s visit

June 25th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI -
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Maoists have blown up four mobile towers in Katriguma in Koraput district of Orissa hour before Home Minister P Chidambaram’s visit.

According to sources, the rebels set fire to the control rooms of the mobile phone towers and also damaged a signal panel at the railway station near the village.

Chidambaram is scheduled to visit Orissa to review the security situation and hold discussion with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to tackle the increasing Maoist menace.

It is expected that Patnaik would demand more central assistance to fight the war against Maoists during the discussion. (ANI)

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