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Naxalites blow up buildings of two schools

Naxalites blow up few rooms of a high school and a middle school using dynamites in Munger.

india Updated: Apr 10, 2007 13:40 IST

Naxalites blew up buildings of two adjacent schools, which till a month ago housed a CRPF picket, in Bihar's Munger district in the early hours today.

An unspecified number of suspected CPI (Maoist) guerrillas descended on Banahara village, about 25 km from here, under Haveli Kharagpur police station and blew up a few rooms of a high school and a middle school using dynamites, Superintendent of Police Ravindran Shankaran said.

No casualty was reported as there was nobody present in the two buildings at the time of the incident.The police recovered some can bombs from the place of the incident, he said.

The Maoist rebels had earlier attacked Howrah-Gaya passenger train in adjoining Jamui district on Sunday morning killing two RPF jawans and wounding three others, besides looting two carbines, pistols and a self-loading rifle.

First Published: Apr 10, 2007 13:35 IST