Maoists destroy under-construction community hall in Bihar's Gaya district

The Maoists stormed into Jangai village yesterday night and detonated explosives in the under-construction building, damaging it totally.

Published: 07th August 2017 11:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th August 2017 11:46 AM   |  A+A-

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Maoist cadre.(File Photo for Representational Purposes. | AP)

By PTI

GAYA: Maoists triggered a blast in an under-construction community hall at a village in Bihar's Gaya district, destroying the structure.

The Maoists stormed into Jangai village yesterday night and detonated explosives in the under-construction building, damaging it totally.

The ultras left behind leaflets claiming

responsibility for the incident, Barachatti police station in-charge Chetnanand Jha said.

They targeted the structure as the community hall was being constructed to serve as a police picket in the Maoist-affected area, Jha said.

A case has been registered in this connection and raids were being carried out to nab the Maoists, Jha said.

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