Bhubaneswar/Gaya: Six persons including three security personnel were killed by armed Maoists in separate incidents in Orissa, Bihar and West Bengal early today in fresh Naxal attacks.
The Maoists also blew up a government toll plaza in Gaya district in Bihar using dynamites and looted 16 weapons. They snatched Rs three lakh in cash from the plaza counters. Two persons including a security guard were killed in this attack.
The violence occured as the Maoist’ 48-hour bandh in seven states to protest against the Government’s operations against Naxals drew to a close.
Police said three security personnel were killed and six injured, four of them critically, in a fierce encounter with Maoists in Gajapati district in Orissa early today.