1. Naxals burn down railway signals room, train engine in Jharkhand

Naxals burn down railway signals room, train engine in Jharkhand

Naxals torched a signal set and communication system and partially damaged engine of a goods train at Dumri Bihar railway station in Bokaro, Jharkhand.

By: | Ranchi | Updated: May 26, 2017 11:44 AM
naxals attack,  Bokaro, Jharkhand, Dumri Bihar railway station, CRPF, bihar The Civil Police received the information early morning today that at around 11:30 pm yesterday, Naxals vandalized the train engine and burnt down the communication system. (ANI)

Suspected Naxals set on fire signals and communication setup of a railway station and the engine of a goods train in Bokaro district of Jharkhand. Officials said the incident occurred at about 11:30 PM last night at the Dumri Bihar Railway Station after which a team of CRPF and state police personnel were rushed to the spot.

“The Maoists burnt down the signals and communication set of the station and partially damaged the engine of a goods train stationed there by putting it on fire. Security forces under the command of CRPF have been rushed to the spot,” a senior officer said.

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The Maoists also pasted hand bills against the state government in the station premises, the officer added. A team of the 26th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Bokaro police have reached the spot, he added.

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