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Now, naxalites blast telephone exchange in Andhra Pradesh

Suspected PWG men blasted a telephone exchange with explosives late on Thursday night at Yellore.

india Updated: Oct 03, 2003 16:27 IST

Suspected People's War Group (PWG) Naxals blasted a telephone exchange with explosives on Thursday night at Yellore, about 70 km from Ananthapur.

A group of 10 armed Naxals entered the exchange, asked the watchman to vacate it and blasted the building using explosives, police said on Friday.

Neither the identity of the ultras nor their motive was immediately known, police added.

First Published: Oct 03, 2003 14:19 IST