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Maoists blow up school in Bihar

Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Suspected Maoists blew up a school building in Bihar’s Jamui district, police said Monday.

According to police, Maoist guerrillas Sunday night surrounded and blew up a state-run school building at Maheshwari village in Jamui district, some 150 km from here.

The guerrillas used dynamite to blow up the building which was badly damaged in the blast, police said.

A combing operation has been launched in the area to nab the guerrillas.

At least 11 people, including two women and a child, were killed and 10 others injured in a Maoist attack in the same district last week.

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