Maoists blow up mobile phone tower in Orissa

April 23rd, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS  

Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) Maoists have blown up a mobile phone tower in Orissa’s Malkangiri district, police said Friday.
“Some armed Communist Party of India-Maoist cadres blew up the mobile phone tower of Airtel at Kudmuluguda late Thursday,” Deputy Inspector General of Police Sanjeeb Panda told IANS.

The district headquarters of Malkangiri, about 618 km from here, is considered a Maoist stronghold.

The guerrillas are active in more than half of the state’s 30 districts.

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