The fishplates on the railway track that sits over a bridge was removed. The bridge where the incident occurred is at a height of around 50-feet.
In Guntur district, CRPF jawan Sakhamuri Murali Krishna, who was killed in a Maoist attack on Saturday, was buried in his native village Gudupudi in Sattenapalli mandal on Tuesday.
Talking to reporters this evening at Raipur airport after returning from Assam, Baghel said that Maoists are fighting their last battle now and they will be eliminated very soon.
She extended her condolences to the families of those martyred in the line of duty.
Jawan Laxmikant Dwivedi was martyred on Thursday in the blast of a pressure improvised explosive device (IED) planted by Maoists.
According to the police, the encounter with Maoists is still on while the injured police personnel are being airlifted to Ranchi.
The rebels triggered an improvised explosive devices (IED) blast targeting the ITBP troopers who were returning from de-mining operation near Sonpur.
Rebels set ablaze an MUV, JCB machine and roller before escaping
The conditions of at least three jawans admitted in a private hospital here are stated to be critical.
So far, 68 civilians have been killed by extremists in affected districts of the states while 34 security personnel lost their lives during anti-naxal operations during an eight-month-period.
Mishra said the gangmen were on duty near the spot where the blasts were triggered, and informed the station master immediately after the incident.
The incident occurred when the two leaders were on way to the interior tribal village, 20 km from the Andhra-Odisha Border (AOB), to attend the TDP’s Grama Darshini programme.
With Telangana already in election mode and all MLAs touring the length and breadth of the State addressing numerous rallies and public meetings, the Telangana state police is a worried lot.
The pre-planned attack is seen as the most audacious operation carried out by Maoists targeting public representatives over the last 10-15 years.
The security has been tightened for the MLAs and the MP and other elected representatives in the district.