Timeline of today's Maoist attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express

Here's the timeline of today's Maoist attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express in Bihar.

patna Updated: Jun 13, 2013 18:53 IST
Hindustan Times

The timeline of Thursday's Maoist attack on the Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express in Bihar:

12:55- 1331 Dn Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express leaves Jamui station.

13:05- Train reaches Kunder halt, between Jamui and Kiul junction.

13:10- The train gets stopped at the outer signal of Kunder halt as the alarm chain gets pulled.

13:12- Over 100 Maoists surround train; women in squad open fire.

13:15- About 25 Maoists, mostly women, enter AC & sleeper coaches.

13:20- Entrants overpower RPSF personnel; snatch arms from two.

13:22- Intruders open fire on resisting RPSF men, one gets killed.

13:30- Maoists fire and kill Patna police sub-inspector in the AC compartment.

13:35- A burst of fire as passengers raise alarm; one killed, five hurt.

13:45-
Injured train guard & loco pilot inform Jamui station master.

14:30- Train starts for Kiul junction (after 70 min halt) as the Maoists leave.

First Published: Jun 13, 2013 18:47 IST