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Maoists blow up railway tracks in Jharkhand, train services disrupted on Barkakana-Garhwa route

Latehar/Medininagar, November 20

Members of banned CPI (Maoist) are suspected to have blown up a portion of railway tracks in Jharkhand’s Latehar district in the early hours of Saturday, disrupting train services on the Barkakana-Garhwa route, police said.

A blast took place on the railway tracks between Richughuta and Demu stations around 12.30 am, an officer said.

Members of a CPI-Maoist squad blew up railway tracks in Latehar, disrupting movement of trains on Barkakana-Garhwa rail route, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Palamu Range, Raj Kumar Lakra, told PTI