Sunday, November 29, 2009

Maoists blow up railway station

Ranchi/Jamshedpur, Nov 29 (PTI) Two persons were killed in an explosion triggered by Maoists, who also blasted a railway station, uprooted tracks and blew up panchayat and school buildings during their two-day Jharkhand bandh, which began today.

Two persons were killed and five others injured in a blast triggered by Maoists at Amjore village in East Singhbhum district, DSP (PCR) Dinesh Oraon said, adding that the injured were rushed to M G M Hospital in Jamshedpur.

The extremists also blew up a one-room building of the Mahubuang railway station in Simdega district and railway tracks early in the morning, IGP V Deshmukh said.

They also blew up a stretch of railway track between Jageswar and Dania stations in Bokaro district late last night, he said.

The blasts disrupted train services on the route, Railway officials said.

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