Maoists fire at running train during bandh

Bhubaneswar: Despite the ongoing Bharat bandh called by them against price rise and scams in different sectors Maoists fired at a running train in Sundergarh district.

About 35 ultras fired at Barsuan-Rourkela passenger train this afternoon at Pattasahi in Sundargarh district. After firing, the rebels fled the scene.

However, no casualty or injury has been reported, police said.

This is the only train that connects Rourkela and Barsuan to carry passengers working in the mining belt.