• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Bihar: Naxals attack Masudan railway station, 2 railways staff abducted

By Deepika
|

Naxals reportedly attacked the Masudan Railway station in Bihar late Tuesday night.

Naxals tortchrailway station. Photo credit: ANI

The group reportedly also set fire to railway property at the station. There are no reports yet of any casualties.

Assistant Station Master and one other railway staff have been abducted by the Naxals. No official statement has come as yet.

Police said the armed men torched the communication room at the station. No casualties have been reported so far but services along the Bhagalpur-Kiul line. All passengers have requested to take other alternatives as a precautionary measure.

As per ANI, Assistant Station Master abducted by naxals from Masudan Railway Station called up Maldah DRM saying naxals have threatened to kill them if trains continue plying on Masudan track.

Meanwhile, Eastern Railway detains 3 trains in Kiul-Jamalpur-Bhagalpur section of Malda Division in the light of naxal attack at Masudan Railway Station, services have once again been stopped at Kiul point, a statement from CPRO Eastern Railway said.

In August, a train was hijacked by them in the Lakhisarai district of Bihar. In March, a group of 20 alleged Naxalites attacked an Odisha railway station, Doikallu, with explosives.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
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