Maoist blow up block office in Bihar

July 5th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, July 5 (IANS) Suspected Maoist rebels blew up a government office in Bihar’s East Champaran district early Saturday, police said. No casualties were reported. A group of armed guerrillas bombed the Chitriya block office near Motihari, the district headquarters of East Champaran, about 200 km from here.

“The Maoist rebels first attacked the office and later blew it up to create panic among local administrative officials and villagers,” a police official said.

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