The signals and communication setup of a railway station and the engine of a goods train in Bokaro district of Jharkhand were put on fire by suspected Naxals on Friday.
Officials said the incident occurred at about 11:30 PM last night at the Dumri Bihar Railway Station after which a team of CRPF and state police personnel were rushed to the spot.
“The Maoists burnt down the signals and communication set of the station and partially damaged the engine of a goods train stationed there by putting it on fire. Security forces under the command of CRPF have been rushed to the spot,” a senior officer said.
The Maoists also pasted hand bills against the state government in the station premises, the officer added.
A team of the 26th battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Bokaro police have reached the spot, he added.