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Maoists blow up rail track, explode bombs in Jharkhand

Ranchi, 17 April-2014(PTI/AIR): Maoists blow up rail track, explode bombs in Jharkhand. Polling continues uninterrupted. Targeting a CRPF patrol, Maoists triggered two landmine blasts at Lalpania near Jhumra hills, injuring three personnel and a civilian driver, CRPF (26th Battalion) Commandant Sanjay Kumar said.

Maoists blow up rail track, explode bombs in Jharkhand

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The men were Pratap Singh, Surendra Kumar and P C Mandal while the driver was identified as Ranjit Kumar, Kumar said.

Maoists also fired on a CRPF patrol near Tulbul village in the area injuring a personnel in a brief encounter, the CRPF official said. Maoists also blew up railway lines in Bokaro district disrupting train services.

A pressure cooker bomb was recovered near a polling booth in Maoist-hit Saranda forest, an hour before polling began in the Singhbhum (reserved) constituency, police said.

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