Saturday, March 06, 2010

Naxalite bunker destroyed in Bihar

Banka, Mar 6 (PTI) Police and central para-military forces today destroyed a Maoist bunker in Banka district of Bihar even as the ultras managed to escape.

Acting on specific information that the Maoists were taking shelter in the bunker in Birma village, police and para-military forces encircled the bunker and asked them to surrender, Superintendent of Police Shyam Kumar told reporters here.

The naxalites, however, manged to escape but left behind two rifles looted from the police earlier, one 9 MM regular pistol of foreign-make, 100 cartridges of different bores, three country made pistols and ammunition, one cane bomb weighing 20 kgs and naxalite literature in huge quantity, he said.

The information on the bunker was furnished by a naxal arrested two days ago from the district.

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