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Maoists blow up school in Jharkhand

The Maoists today blew up a police jeep, killing a policeman and injuring four others at Jaranga village in Jharkhand's Khunti district.

india Updated: Nov 26, 2009 12:38 IST

The Maoists today blew up a police jeep, killing a policeman and injuring four others at Jaranga village in Jharkhand's Khunti district.

The Inspector-General of Police V Deshmukh, said the jeep oveturned under the impact of the blast. He ruled
out landmine causing the blast.

All injured have been admitted to a hospital in Ranchi.

The Maoists also blew up a middle school, Anant Madhya Vidyala, at Pratappur in Chatra district last night after
placing dynamite in the rooms.

The school was one of a cluster where voting was to take place on December 18 for the Assembly polls, the police said.

This was the fourth school in three days to have been blown up by the Maoists in Jharkhand. On Tuesday they had
demolished two schools in Palamau district and one in Giridih district.