Maoists blow up a railway station in Orissa

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Sundergarh (Orissa), Feb 28: About 60 Maoists have triggered explosions at the Bhalulata railway station, 25 km from Rourkela on Howrah-Mumbai section, and abducted two railway officials in Orissa's Sundergarh district early Saturday, Feb 28.

According to the local railway police, the station building was virtually razed to the ground as its roof collapsed under the impact of the explosions done with the help of landmines.

Another railway station at Chandiposh, about 30 km from Rourkela on Rourkela-Barasuan section, was also attacked by about 50 Maoists around the same time., the ultras left after firing but the station master S K Singh and his assistant Samir Mukherjee are missing since then, according to the police.


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