Maoist Insurgents in India blew up railway tracks in eastern India on Monday, police said. A section of track was damaged in Bihar state, derailing a train and disrupting the eastern rail network, a senior police officer said.
A senior police officer said that they had dispatched forces to provide security to people and the railway workers who are restoring the damaged lines . Jamui district, where the incident took place.
The Eastern Express was destined to arrive at Kolkata with about 1500 passengers. With only about three hours away from Kolkata , the Maoist damaged the railway track and then started shooting. No one has reported injured although the passanegers at night were terribly frightened.