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Maoists blow up BJP election office in Jharkhand

Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) Maoists on Friday blew up a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) election office in Jharkhand’s Palamau district, police said.

The office is located near a bus stand in Hariharganj. The polling for the Palamau Lok Sabha seat will take place on April 29.

According to residents, the Maoists shouted slogans like “CPI-Maoist Zindabad”.

The police have launched an operation to arrest the rebels who are believed to have escaped to Bihar after executing the incident.

–IANS

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