Naxals attack Odisha railway station, set off two explosions

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WION Odisha, India Mar 31, 2017, 03.59 AM (IST)

Naxals in Odisha attacked the Doikallu railway station in Rayagada district in early morning hours of Friday.

More than 30 naxals attacked the railway station and caused two explosions protesting Prime Minister's Narendra Modi visit to the state on April 15, ANI reported.

The naxals caused two explosions and fled with two walkie-talkie sets.

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They also put up posters protesting Prime Minister Modi's upcoming visit to the state.

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Bhartiya Janata Party will hold a two-day national executive meet in Odisha's capital from April 15. The meeting will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah, senior leaders LK Advani among others.

(WION with inputs from ANI)