Sporadic incidents of violence mark Maoists’ 48 hour bandh

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Poradic incidents of violence marked the 48-hour bandh called by the CPI(Maoist) in Jharkhand.

During the past two days ending tonight,Maoist cadres paralysed normal life in rural areas of Simdega,Latehar,Palamau,Garhwa,Gumla,Lohardaga and Ranchi districts.All shops and business establishments in the towns remained shut and the roads and highways wore a curfew like scene.

The bandh was called by the Maoists to protest the killing of their ten members by another splinter group PLFI March 27-28.

poradic incidents of violence marked the 48-hour bandh called by the CPI(Maoist) in Jharkhand.

During the past two days ending tonight,Maoist cadres paralysed normal life in rural areas of Simdega,Latehar,Palamau,Garhwa,Gumla,Lohardaga and Ranchi districts.All shops and business establishments in the towns remained shut and the roads and highways wore a curfew like scene.

The bandh was called by the Maoists to protest the killing of their ten members by another splinter group PLFI March 27-28.

Last night,Maoists blasted the rail track between Chhipadohar and Barwadih railway stations in Latehar district.Timely information about the incident averted a major tragedy as the Rajdhani Express was to pass over the damaged track.

Today,Maoists blew up two block offices in Harihargunj under Palamau and Chainpur in Gumla.They blasted these buildings by trigerring landmine explosions today.

In neighbouring Bihar, the guerrillas blew up a railway track near Hajipur on the Hajipur-Muzaffarpur rail route Saturday, disrupting rail traffic for hours. Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts of Jharkhand.

Last night,Maoists blasted the rail track between Chhipadohar and Barwadih railway stations in Latehar district.Timely information about the incident averted a major tragedy as the Rajdhani Express was to pass over the damaged track.

In neighbouring Bihar, the guerrillas blew up a railway track near Hajipur on the Hajipur-Muzaffarpur rail route Saturday, disrupting rail traffic for hours. Maoists are active in 18 of the 24 districts of Jharkhand.

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