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Maoists blast mobile towers in Bihar

Maoists blew up two mobile towers in Gaya district and set afire four vehicles at Tilhautu in Bihar's Rohtas district as the 48-hour shut down called by them ended last night in five states.

india Updated: Aug 26, 2009 11:08 IST

Maoists blew up two mobile towers in Gaya district and set afire four vehicles at Tilhautu in Bihar's Rohtas district as the 48-hour shut down called by them ended last night in five states.

Around 400 ultras detonated dynamites to blow up the towers at Guraru and at Gurua in Gaya district last night, ADG (HQ) Neelmani told PTI.

The naxalites also blocked the road at Tilhautu in Rohtas and torched four vehicles.The naxalites told passengers to vacate the vehicles before setting them on fire, he said.

The Maoists had called the 48-hour shut down in Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Orissa and Chhattisgarh to protest the recent arrest of their two top leaders.