Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar

April 17th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin  

Patna, Apr 17 (ANI): Activists of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) blew up a railway track near Nathganj railway halt on Gaya-Kodrama rail section at midnight.
The blast affected rail traffic for over six hours.
Maoists also abducted six railway staff but later they were released.
According to sources, the train services have been restored since 7:00 a.m.
On Wednesday, about 20 Maoists blew up a four-meter-long railway track between the Hazaribagh Road and Parasnath Railway stations in Jharkhand’s Giridih District.
The blast had affected railway traffic on the Grand Chord section of Jharkhand, the main line that connects eastern and northern India. (ANI)

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