Maoists hijacked a train in Lakhisarai district of Bihar in the early morning today. As per the reports, although no casualties were reported yet. The Danapur Durg Express train was hijacked near the Bhalui station and the train no is 13288. According to the statement of CRPF, the cabin man who was on duty was also abducted.
The Maoists blow up a mobile tower in the area soon after the train was hijacked. And it has been reported that there have been reports of Naxals and CRPF engaging in a fire for some time. As the reports of CRPF, an exchange of fire between the 207 COBRA battalion of CRPF and the hijackers were underway. Now the operation is normal and firing has been halted.
Earlier on June 13, near Jamui Maoists attacked a train Dhanbad-Patna Intercity Express and hijacked it. The took its driver hostage and looted arms of the escort party. And in this incident, as per the reports, the driver of the train and some passengers were hit in the firing. The extremists attacked the general compartments of the train and forced the passengers to get down before looting them.