Naxals attack railway station in Bihar, abduct two officials


KARISHMA SRIVASTAVA 20/12/2017 11:48 AM
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New Delhi, Dec 20: A group of Naxals attacked the Masudan railway station in Bihar late last night.
The group reportedly also set fire to railway property at the station. There are no reports of any casualties. 
The Naxals have also abducted two railway officials, including the assistant station master, according to reports.
The assistant station master, who has been abducted, called up Maldah Divisional Railway Manager saying Naxals have threatened to kill them if trains continue plying on Masudan track. All passengers have requested to take other alternatives as a precautionary measure.
Rajesh Kumar, CPRO Eastern Railway, also informed that rail services have been stopped at Kiul-Jamalpur-Bhagalpur section of Malda Division.
This is not the first time that such an incident has happened in the state. Earlier this year, Naxals hijacked a train in Lakhisarai district. 
Another incident was reported in October last year, where 20 naxals allegedly attacked a railway station in Odisha

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