Bomb blasts triggered by the CPI-Maoist- 2007
December 23: Two students were killed in an explosion inside a hut in Bapunagar under Pakhanjoor police station limits in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. The explosive was reportedly kept by the CPI-Maoist cadres who were frequently visiting in the area, Superintendent of Police, Ratan Lal Dange said.
December 12: Three police personnel were killed and another wounded when armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist attacked the Bishrampur Police station in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. "Over 50 armed Naxalites came in four vehicles to Bishrampur Police station on Wednesday night and opened indiscriminate firing and then triggered multiple landmine blasts," said the Bastar Range Inspector General of Police (IGP), Rajinder Kumar Vij. The extremists later exploded three land mines and blew up the police station.
The CPI-Maoist cadres blew up railway tracks near Bhalui station in the Lakhisarai district of Bihar disrupting railway traffic on the Patna-Howrah mainline. Maoists blasted railway lines near Bhalui and also fired upon villagers who rushed to the spot on hearing the explosion. However, no causalities were reported.
December 11: Three constables of the Special Operation Group of the Orissa Police were injured when a claymore mine planted by the CPI-Maoist cadres exploded in the Malkangiri district of Orissa. The blast occurred near MPV-31 village under Kalimela block when the policemen were trying to defuse two mines that the Maoists had planted on a tree.
December 8: The CPI-Maoist cadres blew up the building of an abandoned police outpost at Mahindwara under Runnisaidpur police station in the Sitamarhi district. The force deployed at Mahindwara outpost had been shifted to Koahi village about five months ago due to threats from Maoists, said the Superintendent of Police, M R Naik.
December 2: The CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a railway track at Rajapatti station in the Chapra district, while protesting the recent arrest of its secretary Lal Babu Sahni alias Bhaskarji. While no loss of life or injuries was reported, railway traffic on the Chapra-Gopalganj sector of the Northwest Railway was disrupted for hours.
A group of six suspected Maoists blew up the tower of a private mobile phone company at Girola village in the Gadchiroli district and later cut off the telephone lines of the village panchayat (local self government body), reports Telegraph.
November 29.: 10 personnel of the Mizoram Reserve Police were among 12 persons killed in a landmine explosion triggered by the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres near Konta in the Dantewada district The police personnel were returning to Konta after some purchases from the weekly local market at Banda, when the private jeep they were travelling was blown up by the landmine explosion. Police said the explosion was so powerful that the dead and mutilated bodies were traced in the vicinity of 300 to 400 meters from the blast site. "We have recovered all the bodies and security forces have been pressed into an intensive search operation in the area," the Inspector General of Police (Bastar Range) R K Vij informed. The other two persons killed were the driver of the vehicle and an unidentified boy. The Maoists, who detonated the landmine, also reportedly looted arms, including seven AK-47 rifles, before escaping from the incident site.
November 20: CPI-Maoist cadres detonated three landmines and opened fire towards a police party in a remote place in the G.K. Veedhi mandal of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh. However, no causalities were reported on either side. Police also recovered three kit bags of the Maoists near the incident site.
CPI-Maoists cadres blew up a railway track between the Jamui and Bhalui stations in Lakhisarai district in Bihar. The blast severely disrupted the rail network and dozens of trains were either delayed or cancelled, railway officials and police said.
November 19: A railway track was blown up between the Bhimgarh and Pachra railway stations near Birbhum district in West Bengal. However, no causalities were reported. "The blast occurred just minutes before the Mayurakshi Fast Passenger was to pass through the area," Eastern Railway spokesperson Samir Goswami said.
November 18: Suspected Maoists raided a village Panchayat office and assaulted a security guard at Baita village in the Lalgarh area in the West Midnapore district of West Bengal. They also destroyed furniture and documents in the office. The Maoists exploded two bombs and chanted Maoist slogans before escaping.
November 16: The Maoists blew up the Bhulabheda village Panchayat office in the West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Some posters recovered from the incident site stated that the attack was carried out by the CPI-Maoist cadres to avenge their forcible retreat from Nandigram.
November 12: The CPI-Maoist cadres exploded a 'can bomb' at the Kesath block office in Buxar district of Bihar and damaged the building. However, no causalities were reported as nobody was present at the block office at the time of the incident.
November 2: Around 100 cadres of the CPI-Maoist ambushed a police party near Pamedu police station of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh and killed 11 policemen, including six CRPF personnel. The Maoists first triggered a landmine explosion and then indiscriminately fired on the policemen killing 11 of them. However, five injured policemen managed to escape and reported the ambush in Pamedu police station.
November 1: One CRPF personnel, identified as D. K. Mandaker, was wounded in a CPI-Maoist-triggered bomb blast near Netanar village under Bennur police station of Narayanpur district in Chhattisgarh. One CRPF personnel, identified as P. K. Mahapatra, was injured when he stepped on a bomb planted by the Maoists near Munjmate village in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh.
Two police personnel sustained injuries when CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine blast at Kundrangi village in the Pedabayalu mandal of Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh. No casualties were reported in the simultaneous exchange of fire between the police and the Maoists.
Maoists triggered landmine blast, targeting the police who were engaged in a combing operation near Kunukuru village in Koyyuru mandal in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. Subsequent to the blast, an exchange of fire occurred between the two parties but no casualties or injuries were reported.
Around 50 armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist shot dead Bhagirath Karmakar, a local committee member of the Communist Party of India -Marxist (CPI-M), at Morapdihi village in the Purulia district of West Bengal. The Maoists also set ablaze his house and exploded a bomb near his dead body.
October 30: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist, during their one day nation-wide strike, blew up a railway track near Tilrath railway station in the Begusarai district of Bihar and disrupted the railway traffic for some time on the Barauni-Katihar section.
The CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine explosion targeting a police party who were engaged in a combing operation near Pedapadu village of GK Veedhi mandal in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. While an unspecified number of police personnel sustained injuries in the incident, the Maoists managed to escape after the subsequent exchange of fire.
October 27: One Special Police Officer sustained injuries when Maoists triggered a landmine blast targeting a police party who were engaged in a combing operation near Aamaveda in the Bastar district in Chhattisgarh.
At least 17 people, including the son of former Jharkhand Chief Minister, Babulal Marandi, were killed by armed cadres of the CPI-Maoist at Chilkhadia village in Giridih district of Jharkhand around 1 am (IST). According to the Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Arun Kumar Singh, around 25-30 Maoists mingled with the crowd at a cultural programme in the village and later around 1 am, they suddenly opened indiscriminate fire and exploded bombs killing 14 people on the spot, while three others succumbed to their injuries later. Four people were wounded in the attack.
October 26: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist triggered a landmine explosion targeting a jeep carrying the CRPF personnel on Belpahari- Purulia road near Belpahari in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. However, no causality was reported. However, the CRPF jeep fell into the pit caused by the blast in which one CRPF personnel sustained injuries. Two passengers of a private bus following the jeep sustained injuries due to the explosion. Two more landmines fitted inside tiffin boxes were found at the incident site.
October 25: CPI-Maoist cadres destroyed a school building by exploding landmines at Sobaranpur in Giridih district of Jharkhand. According to Superintendent of Police, Arun Singh, Maoists blasted the structure as security personnel often used it as rest house during nights.
October 21: Five SF personnel sustained injures in an attack carried out by around 150 CPI-Maoist cadres in a dense forest near Roppi village in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. The encounter occurred when two special squads of the police were combing the dense forest in Jarawandi post following information that Maoists belonging to the Platoon, Etapalli and Gatta dalams were hiding there. The Maoists first triggered a landmine explosion and simultaneously started firing. In the ensuing encounter, police personnel killed two Maoists and injured an unspecified number of others. The Maoists took away the bodies of their slain colleagues.
October 20: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist triggered a series of seven landmine blasts targeting the SF personnel involved in combing operations near Dhepaguda village in the Gudari block of Rayagada district in Orissa. The Maoists first triggered a landmine blast near a school damaging its boundary wall and then left the spot. Receiving information about the incident SF personnel rushed to the village and while on the way six more blasts occurred targeting them. However, no causalities were reported.
October 14: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist triggered three serial landmine explosions targeting the security forces who were conducting a search operation near Polampalli village in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. However, no causality was reported. Subsequent to the explosion, there was an exchange of fire between the Maoists and the SFs. However, the Maoists managed to escape.
October 12: A police constable, identified as Nana Kumbhre, was killed and another one sustained injures in a Naxalite - triggered landmine explosion in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. "The naxals triggered the blast under a patrolling jeep near Hallewada on Etapalli-Kasansur road," Additional Director General of Police (Anti-Naxalites Operation) Pankaj Gupta told.
October 3: Three villagers sustained injuries in a pressure bomb explosion triggered by the CPI-Maoist cadres near Powrail village in the Madded police station area of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh.
September 30: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up the house of a transporter branding him a police informer in the Gaya district of Bihar. Police sources said that a group of 200 Maoists raided the house of Sanjay Yadav at Nawadih under Mohanpur police station. Sanjay was not present in the house. They ordered the family to come out of the house and then blasted the vacant house with dynamites. Before fleeing, the Maoists left pamphlets that described Yadav as a police informer.
September 23: The Maoists blew up a 50-metre stretch of railway tracks at Pahleja on the Mughalsrai-Gaya section of the East Central Railway in neighbouring Rohtas district in Bihar, disrupting movement of trains for over five hours. A can bomb weighing five kilograms was seized from the spot. National highways in Maoist stronghold areas in Gaya, Aurangabad and Rohtas districts were deserted as private bus and trucks stayed off the roads. The bandh call was given in Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to protest the recent arrest of CPI-Maoist chief of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarkhand and north Bihar, Tushar Kant Bhattacharya.
September 12: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist detonated a mine explosion targeting the officer in charge of Pottangi police station in the Koraput district of Orissa. The officer, however, narrowly escaped. Five Maoist supporters along with remote control devices were arrested subsequent to an exchange of fire. Two other landmines were defused by the police.
September 7: The former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N. Janardhan Reddy, and his wife, N. Rajyalakshmi, who is also Minister for Women Development and Child Welfare in the Andhra Pradesh cabinet, escaped unhurt while three Congress party workers were killed and five others sustained injuries in a CPI-Maoist-triggered landmine blast near Chitwedu village in the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The remote controlled blast targeted the convoy of 21 vehicles of Reddy, who is a Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), damaging the bulletproof car in which the couple was travelling.
August 27: At least 17 CRPF personnel had a narrow escape when a landmine blast was triggered by the Maoists seconds after a CRPF vehicle crossed the Kalimela area of Malkangiri district in Orissa. The blast occurred during a strike called by the CPI-Maoist to protest against alleged excesses by security forces in the neighbouring State of Andhra Pradesh.
One security force personnel, identified as Silvara Minz, was injured in a Maoist-triggered landmine blast near Phuladi village in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
August 11: CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine explosion, injuring Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation security officer Satya Murthy and his assistant Ramage Prasad at Sileru in the Visakhaptnam district of Andhra Pradesh.
August 9: CPI-Maoist cadres on August 10 detonated explosions targeting the house of a BJP MLA in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Police sources told Press Trust of India, "Using a tiffin bomb, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), the Maoists triggered the blast in wee hours on Friday and exploded the house of Vikram Usendi, a former minister and a current BJP MLA at Pakhanjur, about 210 km from the state capital."
August 6: The CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a forest guest house in the Chainpur village of Daltanganj district in Jharkhand and left behind leaflets threatening more such attacks.
August 5: Maoists blew up a forest beat office and set ablaze two forest guard quarters at Ramgarh in the Hazaribagh district in Jharkhand. However, there was no report of any loss of life.
August 4: CPI-Maoist cadres detonated gelatine sticks blowing up the house of a forest officer in the Midnapore district of West Bengal. They had asked the family to step out of the house before blowing it up. Maoists said they were avenging the police’s demolition of a column built for the "martyrs’ week", beginning July 28. Police said this was the first instance of the Maoists targeting a forest office.
August 3: CPI-Maoists blew up a forest department guesthouse and damaged a transmission tower of the Reliance Communications in different Maoist-affected areas of Jharkhand.
August 1: One civilian was injured in a bomb blast at Poshanpally village under Bhopalpattnam block of Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh. Police sources claimed that in most of the Maoist-triggered explosions in this region, bombs concealed in tiffin boxes are used.
Maoists detonated explosions in two railway stations - Demo railway station between Latehar and Richuguta and Bendi railway station between Barwadih-Barkakana - in the Latehar district of Jharkhand.
July 31: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist detonated an explosion targeting the house of senior Communist Party of India leader Dinesh Singh at Nonpur village in the Begusarai district of Bihar. The extremists surrounded the village and used dynamite to blow up the house. Singh’s relatives had fled when they came to know about the raid. No casualties were reported in the incident.
July 28-31: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist blew up three school buildings at Gordand and Karmari villages in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. Maoists are reportedly against the staying of security forces in the school buildings.
July 30: Maoists blew up three electric poles near Bhairmgarh in the same district Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
July 29: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist blew up the cabin of a railway signal system at Kuneru railway station in the Vijayanagaram district of Andhra Pradesh and damaged railway property worth INR 3,000,000. The Maoists also set ablaze the records of the railway station.
July 28: One Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed in a bomb blast near Pamalvaya in the areas between Bijapur and Gangalur. The incident occurred when a SPO during a combing operation accidentally stepped on a bomb planted by the Maoists.
July 25: In the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, Maoist-triggered landmine blasts have damaged the road between Palnar-Kirandul and severely disrupted the movement of traffic in that area. However, no causalities have been reported.
July 19: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up the Mareda bridge on the Aranpur road in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. However, no causalities were reported.
July 17: Maoists blew up the office of the Block Development Officer in Gomia block of Bokaro district in Jharkhand.
Maoists blasted a rail track between Kirandul and Kotvalsa station in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. The blast disrupted the movement of goods and passenger trains.
July 11: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up an electric sub-station at Chintapalli in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh disrupting power supply to several villages in the Chintapalli and G K Veedhi divisions.
Maoists blew up the house of a former Member of the State Legislative Assembly, Balaraju, at Chintapalli in the Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh.
CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a tower of Doordarshan, the government television network, at Chintapalli village in the Visakhapatnam district. The incident occurred when about 150 Maoists, including over 40 armed men, attacked the tower and blew it up using detonators. The Maoists also blasted a government quarter situated near the tower.
July 9: Two Special Police Officers (SPOs) and a CRPF personnel sustained injuries in a clash between CPI-Maoist cadres and security force (SF) personnel in the Konta block in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. SFs retaliated when Maoists opened fire and simultaneously triggered a landmine blast targeting them in the area.
July 4: Two CRPF personnel, Devraj and Karim, sustained injuries in a Maoist-triggered IED blast near Palnar village under Kirandul police station of Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh.
An SPO, identified as Kudiyam Modo, sustained injuries in a ‘pressure cooker bomb’ explosion triggered by the Maoists near Pamalwaya in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
June 30: A group of 250 cadres of the CPI-Maoist carried out simultaneous attacks on the Rajpur police station and Baghaila outpost in Bihar's Rohtas district killing six police personnel and seven civilians. Eight persons, including four policemen, were injured in the attack. The Maoists looted four self-loading rifles, eight .303 rifles, two INSAS rifles and three carbines, besides hundreds of rounds of ammunition. The Maoists also blew up the police station and outpost using dynamites before escaping.
June 26: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist blew up railway tracks between Gomia and Dania in the Bokaro district of Jharkhand.
Cadres of the CPI-Maoist targeted a communication tower of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited at Balimela in the Malkangiri district of Orissa. Police sources said that the Maoists had fixed two landmines below the tower and one of which exploded partially damaging the installation. The other landmine, however, did not explode.
June 25: CPI-Maoist cadres abducted the driver and guard of a goods train after blowing up railway tracks and subsequently damaging the train at Latehar in Jharkhand. However, no casualties were reported. Another length of the track was blasted between Mangra and Barwadih near Latehar. Some 20 trains travelling through the State have been reportedly cancelled as Maoists began their strike early on June 26.
June 24: Maoists caused extensive damage to the Kirandul-Visakhapatnam railway line by triggering blasts in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, adversely affecting iron ore export from the state-run National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd. According to police sources, railway tracks have been blown up at several places and restoration of traffic on the line could take several days.
CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a 33-KV power transmission line near Bodli village in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
June 22: In the Koraput district of Orissa, Maoists blew up the engine of a goods train traveling from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Kirandul in Chhattisgarh. The train was waiting for a green signal at the Darliput station when over 30 Maoists reportedly overpowered the train driver and triggered the blast.
June 17: Cadres of the CPI-Maoist blew up two road rollers – one at Kapatuti village and the other at RSC-6 village - in the Malkangiri district of Orissa, bordering Andhra Pradesh. Police sources told that about 25-30 armed Maoists were involved in the twin attacks. Two Special Police Officers were injured in a CPI-Maoist-triggered ‘pressure bomb’ explosion in the Tikler area under Cherpal police station in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh.
June 14: Police retaliated and foiled an attack carried out by a group of about 100 CPI-Maoist cadres at the Cherpal police camp in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The Maoists reportedly exploded a bomb and also opened fire towards the police personnel. However, when police opened fire the Maoists retreated and managed to escape.
Cadres of the CPI-Maoist tried to blow up a mobile phone tower of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited in the MV-79 area in the Malkangiri district of Orissa. Although the tower was not fully damaged, mobile phone services were disrupted due to snapping of the cables.
June 9: Two CRPF personnel were injured when CPI-Maoist cadres detonated two pressure bombs in the Bailadila hills of Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh.
A civilian, identified as Vikram Raut, was injured in a pressure bomb explosion, triggered by CPI-Maoist cadres, under Dhanora police station in the Bastar district in Chhattisgarh.
June 5: Three employees of the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board were killed and five Special Task Force personnel sustained injuries in a CPI-Maoist-triggered landmine blast near Kapsi in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh. The incident occurred when the truck in which they were traveling hit a landmine, on their way to Jharaghati, a forested area, to repair three high-tension electricity towers that were blown up by Maoists on June 1.
Maoists brought down three more high-tension power transmission towers in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh.
June 3: One CRPF personnel, identified as Kailashpati Yadav, was injured in a Maoist-triggered ‘Pressure-Bomb’ explosion near Aranpur under Jagargunda area in the Bastar district in Chhattisgarh.
Maoists blew up two high-tension power supply towers near Narayanpur in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, affecting the power supply and subsequently disrupting daily life in the whole Bastar region.
June 1: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up three high-tension power supply towers in the forests of Dhourie and Farasgaon of the Bastar region in Chhattisgarh affecting train services and production in the National Mineral Development Corporation.
May 29: The CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a bomb blast blowing up the control room of the Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation’s 24 Mega Watt mini hydel power station at Donkarai village in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
May 28: Nine police personnel were killed and three others sustained injuries in landmine blasts carried out by CPI-Maoist cadres and the subsequent exchange of fire that lasted an hour, near Kudur village between Kondagaon and Mardapal in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.
Some 35 passengers escaped unhurt when a state government-run luxury bus was partially damaged by suspected CPI-Maoist-triggered claymore mine explosion at Laxmanguda, in the Malkangiri district in Orissa.
May 27: The CPI-Maoist triggered landmines blasts blowing up a railway bridge between Bacheli and Kirandul and derailing three wagons of a goods train in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, during a general strike called by the outfit.
Maoists damaged the railway track between Bhansi and Bacheli in the Dantewada district of chhattisgarh by detonating a landmine blast. They also burnt some machinery at an Essar Steel facility at Maddadi in the same district.
May 22: A Salwa Judum member was killed and six others sustained injures in a CPI-Maoist-triggered landmine explosion along the Jargunda-Arangpur road in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
May 18: One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, identified as Hoshiyar Singh, was killed and three others, identified as K. N. Pathak, V.K. Tiwari and T. Hanumant Rai, sustained injuries in a landmine explosion triggered by the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) near Masundi village in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.
May 15: Two police personnel were injured in a landmine blast triggered by CPI-Maoist cadres at Phuladi in the Bijapur police district of Chhattisgarh.
May 10: At least five police personnel sustained injuries in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in the Mayurbhanj district of Orissa. The incident occurred near Sadagada village, about 100 km from the district headquarters of Baripada.
May 2: Two CPI-Maoist cadres were killed while they were planting a landmine at Mukti village under Bhandariya police station in the Garhwa district of Jharkhand. According to police, the landmine accidentally exploded killing the insurgents on the spot.
April 26: Four police personnel were killed and 16 others injured when CPI-Maoist cadres detonated a landmine blast targeting a police vehicle at Michgaon village near the forest belt of Durgkondal in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. Three of the victims were identified as Assistant Sub-Inspector Najgir Baksh, Lokesh Sahu and the vehicle driver Asharam Dugga. Subsequently, another security force personnel succumbed to his injuries taking the toll to five.
April 24: One person was killed and two others were injured in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist cadres in the Malkangiri district of Orissa. The incident occurred near MV 96 village when the staff of a private passenger bus was trying to clear wooden logs and bamboos put on the road by the Maoists. The blast, however, did not cause any harm to the bus or its passengers.
April 22: Heavily armed CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a brick kiln owned by one Maan Singh at village Thatwar under Dumaria police station in the Gaya district of Bihar. At least 200 activists of the CPI-Maoist encircled the brick kiln and asked the labourers to go away before they detonated a dynamite to blow it up.
One police personnel was killed and six others injured when Maoists triggered a landmine blast near Urdango village in the Giridih district of Jharkhand. The incident occurred when police personnel were returning after attending a community service programme organised to create confidence among the people about security.
April 15: One police personnel was killed and four persons were injured in three successive landmine blasts triggered by the CPI-Maoist in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The incident occurred when a Police party was on an operation near Aranpur in the Jagargunda Police station area.
April 10: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up two adjacent schools that housed a Central Reserve Police Force picket at Banahara village under Haveli Khadagpur police station in the Munger district of Bihar. Munger Superintendent of Police Ravindran Shankaran told that the Maoists used dynamite to blow up the schools. He also said that a couple of ‘can bombs’ has been recovered from the places of the attack. No casualty, however, was reported as the attack took place in the wee hours when no one was present at the spot.
A truck loaded with wood belonging to forest officials was blown up by CPI-Maoist cadres near Naghur forest area in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh.
April 8: Four Special Police Officers (SPO) were injured in a "pressure-cooker bomb" explosion triggered by the CPI-Maoist near Belnar camp under Bhairamgarh block, in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. One more SPO was injured in "radio-bomb" explosion in the forest near Belnar.
April 6: Maoists exploded a series of bombs and blew up the Pilpilo road bridge connecting the Central Coalfields Limited’s Khashmahal project with the main highway in the Bokaro district of Jharkhand.
March 17: An Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police was injured in a landmine blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist at Singamkota village in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
March 16: Police personnel recovered a body in the Chindpal village of Badgaon police station area in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh. When the police party was trying to shift the body, landmines attached to the body blew up, injuring two police personnel.
March 15: Fifty-five persons, including 16 personnel of the Chhattisgarh Armed Force and 39 Special Police Officers (SPOs), were killed and 12 persons injured in an offensive by the CPI-Maoist cadres on a police base camp at Rani Bodli village of Bijapur Police District in the Bastar Division of Chhattisgarh. The Maoists took away 39 weapons including self-loading rifles, AK-47 rifles .303 rifles and a mortar from the police camp. According to reports, only 11 of the 79 police personnel and SPOs posted at the camp managed to escape. Chhattisgarh Inspector General of Police Girdhari Naik said on March 16 that, from the forensic reports, the police has pegged the casualties in the Maoist ranks at 10 to 12.
March 12: CPI-Maoist cadres detonated an explosion targeting a gram panchayat building in the newly-constructed model housing colony for the Polavaram project-displaced at Rallapudi in Velerpadu mandal of Khammam district in Andhra Pradesh. The building, which was constructed at a cost of INR Two lakh a few months ago, collapsed completely.
March 3: CPI-Maoist cadres detonated an explosion targeting a bridge on route connecting Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh near Rontentha in the Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh.
March 1: Eight persons, including six security force personnel, were killed in a landmine blast triggered by CPI-Maoist cadres at Mettagudem near the Injaram base camp in the Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. The incident occurred when SF personnel of the Naga battalion were returning to the base camp along with a group of civilians in a lorry after the night-long combing operations in the forest area.
February 27: CPI-Maoist cadres detonated an explosion targeting an under-construction building of the state tourism department at Madhuvan in the Giridih district of Jharkhand. There was no casualty in the explosion which damaged the interior of the building.
CPI-Maoist cadres blew up railway tracks at two places in the Lakhisarai district of Bihar. Maoists blasted the railway track near the eastern cabin of Dhanauri station on Kiul-Jamalpur section of Eastern Railway.
February 15: Three landmine explosions were reported targeting a polling party of the Panchayat (village-level self-government body) elections on the Tandabai-Jinelgura road under Motu police station in the Malkangiri district of Orissa. However, there was no casualty.
February 14: A CRPF personnel was killed and another injured when a bomb, placed in a tiffin box, went off during defusing process in a forested stretch of Dantewada in Chhattisgarh.
February 13: Maoists triggered a landmine blast in the Poplur area of Kalimela block in the Malkangiri districtof Orissa. However, no casualty was reported in the incident.
February 12: A CPI-Maoist cadre was killed in an encounter with the police in the Kalimela Block of Malkangiri district in Orissa. The encounter followed a landmine blast by the Maoists targeting the Central Reserve Police Force personnel who were carrying out combing operations near the Poplur village.
February 8: Six security force (SF) personnel and a civilian were killed in a landmine explosion at Bhairamgarh in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The SF personnel were trying to defuse explosives earlier recovered in the area, suspected to have been planted by the CPI-Maoist.
January 26: A CRPF personnel was killed and two others injured in a landmine explosion triggered by the CPI-Maoist in the Malkangiri district of Orissa. The security forces were clearing their way by removing the trees felled on the highway near MV-126 village under the Kalimela police station limits.
January 20: CPI-Maoist cadres killed a civilian and detonated an explosion inside the house of a Panchayat Samiti (local self-government) member in the Gaya district of Bihar. Maoists drove away the family members of Ram Chandra Yadav before detonating the explosion.
January 16: Seven CRPF personnel were killed in an Improvised Explosive Device blast in the Kanker area of Bastar district in Chhattisgarh. A team of 30 CRPF personnel were on a joint patrol when the explosion occurred.
January 6: Maoists blasted coffee pulping units at Teegalabanda and Pedavalasa villages in Andhra Pradesh and took away nearly 350 bags of graded coffee beans with them. The attack was carried out in protest against the December 27, 2006-killing of its top leaders, Wadkapur Chandramouli and his wife Karuna, in the agency area.