Maoists snatch railway signal torch lights

Rourkela: Suspected Maoists have snatched cash, a mobile phone and two railway signal torch lights at gunpoint from an assistant station manager (ASM) at Jareikela station.

The police said ten armed Maoists had threatened the ASM Sidharth Prasad who was on duty and robbed the cash, a mobile phone and two railway signal torch lights at gunpoint late on Monday night.

Maoists pasted posters in Jareikela and nearby areas vowing to avenge the encounter killings of two of their area commenders, Sameer Xalxo and Md Musslim.