Five killed by Maoists in Giridih

Five persons were killed when Maoists blew up a culvert in Giridih district of Jharkhand on the second day of the five-state shutdown called by them.

india Updated: Aug 04, 2010 12:16 IST
PTI

Five persons were killed when Maoists blew up a culvert in Giridih district of Jharkhand on the second day of the five-state shutdown called by them.

The five travelling by a car died when the Maoists triggered the blast on the culvert last night, Giridih Superintendent of Police A V Homker said over phone today.

The incident occurred between Purnanagar and Gandey under Pirtand police station.

First Published: Aug 04, 2010 12:14 IST