Swift action by security personnel averted greater damage by Maoists: CRPF officials

Senior officials of CRPF have said that their teams had spun into swift action, taking control of Maoists after they attacked a train in Bihar, and therefore averted greater damage. On Thursday, a passenger train in Bihar was attacked by the insurgents killing at least two persons, just weeks after the rebels ambushed a convoy of Congress politicians in Chhattisgarh. According to media reports, nearly 100 armed Maoists, including women, attacked the intercity express. Giving details about the attack in New Delhi, Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Pranay Sahay said his two companies reached the spot within 40 minutes of the occurrence forcing the rebels to leave the place.