Naxalites struck at different places in Bihar to enforce the bandh. Hundreds of heavily armed CPI-Maoists lay siege on NH-2 under Amas police station around 1.30 a.m. and set on fire 13 trucks and buses.
In the ensuing encounter, jawan Shanker Singh was killed. A bus driver Kameswar Rai and helper Surajdeo Yadav were also killed.
In Jharkhand, Maoists blew up railway tracks near Dhanbad.