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Maoists attack police station in Giridih, torch trucks

By Samyuktha

Giridih (Jharkhand), Aug.26 (ANI): A police station was blown up and trucks were set on fire by Maoists here on Thursday,

According to reports, the rebels also opened fire indiscriminately on a police station in the area.

Tey were protesting against the arrest of two of their associates -- Muktar Ansari and Dasrath Manjhi-in Giridih yesterday.

The Pirtand Police station was attacked at around 1 a.m., and the rebels were also shot at.

A senior police officer said there were no casualties. (ANI)

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