• search

Naxalites torch bus, blow up school building in Jharkhand

Written by: Staff

Ranchi, Mar 17 (UNI) Naxalites burnt down a private bus and blew up a school building since last night in Jharkhand, police said.

About ultras torched a private bus near Herahanj-Kori-Mati area of Plamu district this morning. The bus was coming from Daltanganj to Ranchi via Panki.

Police immediately arrived on the spot and were engaged in a fierce encounter. The number of extremists were about 100.

The extremists also blew up a school building by detonating a bomb at Palma of Dhanbad district last night. No one was injured in the explosion. Police immediatly rushed to spot and conducted search operation.

Earlier, on Wednesday, they also blew up an Adivasi Students Hostel which was undergoing repair works, in the district. No one was injured in the explosion as the hostel was vacant because of repair works.

The extremists have stepped up violence after hijacking a passenger train on the night of March 13 which was released after detention of about 12 hours.


For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more