Jharkhand rail track leading to Delhi blown up by Maoists: Reports

The track was damaged at 12:40 a.m. this morning at a point between the Chichaki and Karmabaand railway stations

By: ANI | Ranchi | Updated: May 29, 2017 2:51 pm
Ranchi: Maoist groups blow up railway tracks at Karmabad-Chichanki Station in Giridih district of Jharkhand on Sunday Midnight. (Source: PTI Photo)  

Maoists have reportedly blown up a railway track that falls under the jurisdiction of the Dhanbad railway division. According to preliminary reports, the track was damaged at 12:40 a.m. this morning at a point between the Chichaki and Karmabaand railway stations.

A Dhanbad railway official, Manoj Kumar Akhouri, was quoted as saying that train services are being halted at different stations on the Delhi-Howrah route. Trains affected by the mishap include the Kalka Express, the Hatia-Patna Express, the Howrah-Dehradun Express, the Kolkata Rajdhani Express, the Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express and the Ranchi Rajdhani Express.Several freight trains have also been affected by the damage to the railway track, reports said.

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