Over 200 Maoists blast petrol pump in Bihar

April 18th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin  

Kahudag (Bihar), Apr 18 (ANI): A petrol pump at Kahudag on National Highway-II in Gaya district was blasted by armed Maoists today.

Over two hundred heavily armed activists of banned Maoists raided the petrol pump belonging to a former Gaya District Board Chairman Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav.

They held its two employees captive and triggered a dynamite blast.

The blast blew the pump equipments and its building.

Maoists freed both the employees later. Raids continue at different places to apprehend the Naxalites.

The Maoists had allegedly demanded money from the petrol pump owners, which was refused, they said. (ANI)

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