IB warns of Maoist threat

The Home Ministry warned states in an advisory that the banned group will observe August 15 as 'Black Day'

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:August 15, 2013 3:05 am

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) sent out alerts to states affected by left-wing extremism,warning them that the CPI-Maoists is mobilising its cadres and is planning to target security forces during Independence Day celebrations.

The Home Ministry warned states in an advisory that the banned group will observe August 15 as ‘Black Day’ and may resort to acts of violence by targeting security forces and government properties,including roads,railways and telecommunication infrastructure. The outfit may cause road blockades and target security forces in Chhattisgarh,Jharkhand and Bihar,the advisory claimed. Maoist jail inmates are likely to boycott the celebrations inside jail premises,it further said,

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