Babulal Marandi’s son killed in Naxal attack

November 14th, 2007 - 2:54 am ICT by admin  
Around 15 persons were also reportedly killed and four other seriously injured in the incident which took place at around 1.00 a.m.

According to media reports, the incident occurred during a cultural programme when heavily armed naxalites attacked and opened indiscriminate fire on the gathering.

Giridih is the home district of Babulal Marandi, who represents the Koderma Lok Sabha constituency.

Jharkhand is one of the 13 states hit by the Maoist insurgency that began more than three decades ago.

According to Home Ministry, 76 districts in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Maharashtra, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are ‘badly affected by Maoist violence’. (ANI)

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