Bomb Blasts Triggered by CPI-Maoist: 2013
January 6: An ASP and two constables
were injured when an IED, planted inside a bag by the CPI-Maoist cadres,
blew off near Dabnahi in Gariaband District of Chhattisgarh.
January 8: CPI-Maoist cadres carried
out a small explosion near the venue of a sports event organised by
the Police Department for people along Dhanora-Heti road in Dhanora
in Gadchiroli District, Maharashtra.
January 15: One villager was killed
and another injured in an explosion near a Police firing range in the
forest area of Sirsiguda village in Bastar District of Chhattisgarh,
however Police said possible involvement of the CPI-Maoist cannot be
January 20: At least, 11 CRPF troopers
were injured, in a series of blasts triggered by the CPI-Maoist, in
Bokaro District of Jharkhand.
January 21: About 50 security personnel
had a close shave as CPI-Maoist cadres triggered a landmine blast at
Dumuria in Bihar's Gaya District.
February 22: CPI-Maoist cadres triggered
a landmine blast killing eight persons - six Police personnel, one SPO
and one civilian - at Majhauliya village in Gaya District of Bihar.
February 22: CPI-Maoist cadres blew
up a newly constructed health sub-centre building in Serendag village
under Herhanj Police Station in Latehar District of Jharkhand.
February 27: Three Policemen, including
a SHO, were injured in a landmine blast carried out by the CPI-Maoist
in Dantewada District of Chhattisgarh.
April 3: A two-storey building used
as a panchayat office was blown up by Maoist cadres at Seeram
village in Lohardagga District of Jharkhand.
April 6: Maoists blew up railway tracks
in Latehar District, Jharkhand, about 100km from Ranchi, at around 10.30
pm, about half-an-hour before the scheduled passage of the Rajdhani
Express from the Barwadih railway station.
April 6: CPI-Maoist cadres blew up a
railway track between Hajipur and Sarai stations in Vaishali District
(also known as Hajipur), hitting train services in Bihar.
April7: Hundred Maoists blew up part
of a power Sub-station under Khaira Police Station limits in Jamui District
April 8: Rajeshwar Prasad, a constable
with the CRPF, who was injured while defusing a bomb planted by CPI-Maoist
in Gaya District of Bihar succumbed to his injuries.
April 11: CPI-Maoist cadres blasted
around seven wings of a building of the State Irrigation Department
in Aurangabad District of Bihar.
April 18: A passenger bus escaped a
landmine blast triggered by LWEs in Maoist-hit Narayanpur District of
April 21: CPI-Maoist cadres triggered
four can bombs targetting a community centre at Nawa Toli in Pesrar
block of Lohardaga District, Jharkhand.
May 11: A group of about 15 armed members
of Galikonda area committee of the CPI-Maoist blasted a coffee godown
of Andhra Pradesh Forest Development Corporation at Pedavalasa in GK
Veedhi mandal in Visakhapatnam District.
May 28: A BSF trooper was injured during
an anti-mining operation when he stepped on a landmine planted by Maoists
at a place between Konde and Chhindpal village in Badgaon Police Station
area of Kanker District.
June 15: Maoists blew up a state-run
middle school in Bhulsumia village in Jamui District. More than 50 armed
Maoists took part in the attack.
June 21: Maoists exploded a massive
landmine in Dantewada District to blow up an-anti landmine vehicle carrying
14 Chhattisgarh Policemen but the blast missed the target.
July 21: A Policeman of Narayanpur District,
Chhattisgarh was abducted by CPI-Maoist cadres along with his
friend Ghasiaram from an unspecified place. Narayanpur ASP Neelkanth
Sahu said while Ghasiaram was freed by the Maoists there is no
clue about the whereabouts of Dhansai. The Maoists also triggered
a landmine explosion targeting the Police party which was sent
to search Dhansai, injuring a Policeman.
August 27: Four personnel of the
BSF were killed on the spot and three injured in a landmine blast
by the CPI-Maoist cadres in Koraput District of Odisha. The blast
occurred on NH 26 at a culvert between Sakirai and Kauguntha villages
near Ralegada in Sunki ghat area under Pottangi Police Station
limits around 9 a.m. The BSF personnel were on leave and on their
way in three vehicles to Visakhapatnam from Balimela area of Malkangiri
District to board trains.
October 10: After a prolonged
lull, about 70 CPI-Maoist cadres including some women blasted
an abandoned house of a former mukhiya (headman) Suresh
Prasad Singh at about 2 am at village Chakki Sohagpur under Paroo
Police Station in Muzaffarpur District of Bihar.
October 17: CPI-Maoist cadres
detonated a cane bomb - a trademark IED used by them - to blow
up a vehicle, killing all its seven occupants near Pathara village
in Aurangabad District.
October 31: Two Police personnel
- Assistant constables Munna Madkam and Anil Samrath - were injured
when a bomb laid by CPI-Maoist exploded in Sukma District. The
incident took place when the Police were on an area domination
exercise under Chintagufa Police Station limits.
November 10: Two ITBP troopers
were injured in an IED blast at Aundhi in Rajnandgaon District
November 11: As voting began for
Chhattisgarh Assembly polls, a BSF trooper was injured in a blast
in Kanker District.
In Kanker District, polling could
not be held in two polling stations as IED blasts and firing from
Maoists prevented polling parties from reaching there. However,
no casualty was reported.
A State Policeman was injured
when a pressure bomb laid by Maoists exploded in Kanker District
when the team was checking for planted IEDs.
November 12: A day after the first
phase of polling in Bastar zone, two BSF personnel and a civilian
driver were killed in a landmine explosion triggered by CPI-Maoist
cadres in Sukma District. The troopers were returning from poll
duties when their vehicle was targeted at Kerpal. A BSF doctor
on board sustained injuries. Another BSF vehicle in the convoy
had a miraculous escape.
November 27: Four CRPF troopers
were killed and three others were injured in an IED blast by suspected
CPI-Maoist cadres in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur District. The CRPF
men were killed while going for a civic action programme for the
villagers. Police claimed to have several Maoists in the ensuing
encounter but could not recover a single body.
December 3: At least eight Policemen
on patrolling duty were killed in a Maoist attack near Nabinagar
in Aurangabad District in Bihar. The Policemen were traveling
in a jeep that was blown up by a landmine on its way from Nabinagar
to Tandwa. A Police inspector, five troopers of the Special Auxiliary
Force, the driver and a trooper of the Bihar Military Police were
killed in the attack.
December 4: Suspected CPI-Maoist
cadres blew up two newly constructed rooms of a high school at
Kurumgarh village in Gumla District in Jharkhand.
December 10: Suspected Maoists
blew up an under-construction building which was supposed to house
the Ango Panchayat in Hazaribagh District. The panchayat
building falls under Churchu Police Station of Hazaribag District.
December 11: One policeman was
injured when CPI-Maoist cadres exploded a landmine near Debar
More on NH-75 in Latehar District. The incident happened in the
afternoon when an escort party was returning to Palamu from Ranchi
with former DGP V D Ram, who is now a BJP leader, responsible
for the party affairs in Palamu. The blast comes two days after
at least 11 policemen, including Deputy Superintendent of Police
Anup Badaik, had escaped an attack on the same highway.
December 16: Four District Police
personnel, including Police outpost in-charge of Halwada in Etapalli
tehsil (revenue unit) of Gadchiroli District of Maharashtra,
were injured in a blast triggered by the CPI-Maoist cadres.
December 18: Two kids were severely
injured in a landmine blast laid by CPI-Maoist at Kongera village
in Narayanpur District of Chhattisgarh. The landmines laid by
Maoists to attack security personnel went off when Kumari Radha
(3), and Ramu Salam (3), stepped on it while playing and sustained
burns on their faces.