Giridih: One person was on Tuesday killed in a landmine blast at Madhuban in Maoist-affected Giridih district, the police said.

The unidentified person was going somewhere when the blast occurred, killing him on the spot, Superintendent of Police  A V Homkar told reporters here.

The police, who launched an operation in the area immediately, were ascertaining whether the blast was triggered or the person stepped on the explosive buried earlier.

The world famous Parasnath temple is situated at Madhuban.


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