Bokaro (Jharkhand):  Maoists today blew up a stretch of railway track in Bokaro district, disrupting train services.

The rebels damaged the tracks between Dania railway station in Bokaro and Jageshwar station of Bihar under South Eastern Railway disrupting train services, Superintendent of Police Jitendra Kumar Singh said.

Passenger trains were held up at different places, he said.

Bokaro is under Giridih Lok Sabha constituency where polling is on.

A report from Giridih in Jharkhand said the Maoists exploded ten bombs at separate places in Giridih Lok Sabha constituency where polling is on.

“Seven bombs were exploded serially near Bistuur under Pirtand police station around 8.30 AM. All the security and polling personnel are safe,” Superintendent of Police Kranti Kumar told reporters.

The rebels blasted one bomb at Ghamaria Bharati Chalkari and two at Harladih around 1.30 AM, he said.

Polling was unaffected, he said.

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