Maoists blast tracks in Bihar

March 21st, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI  

Gaya (Bihar), Mar 21 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Maoist rebels bombed railway tracks in Bihar’’s Gaya District disrupting train services on the Gaya-Mughalsarai section of East Central Railway (ECR) on Saturday.
The Maoists blasted the down track between Paraiya and Guraru stations just past midnight. The tracks at a length of about four feet have been completely damaged.
During inspection, a live bomb was found planted on the tracks near the blast spot. The bomb squad was summoned to defuse the bomb.
The state Police, Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel and railway engineers have rushed to the spot and the repair work is on.
It is expected to take a few hours before the train services in the area are restored. (ANI)

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