Maoists hijack buses on Republic day


Dantewada: Maoist hijacked two tourist buses on 66th Republic Day. The incident happened in the Dantewada district of Chattishgarh.

Although the buses were returned and no passengers were harmed, the Maoists pasted some posters on the buses condemning the visit of US President Barack Obama to India as the Chief Guest for the Republic Day celebration.

According to ADG of Anti Maoist operations, Rajiv Kumar, the buses were hijacked as a mark of protest against Obama.