West Bengal: A mob of TMC workers attacked the police station in Bengal, six policemen injured

After a clash between TMC and BJP workers in Bengal, a mob of Trinamool supporters attacked the police station. Six policemen have been injured during this period.

13th September, 2020

Clash In Bengal: A mob of Trinamool supporters attacked the police station after a clash between the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP workers on Sunday over the Sunderbans area of ​​Bengal's South 24 Parganas district. Six policemen have been injured during this period. Sunderban Coastal Police Station has also suffered heavy losses in the attack. The incident is said to have led to police arrests of some Trinamool activists following clashes and violence between local Trinamool and BJP workers in Radhanagar Bazar area of ​​Sundarbans. It is alleged that angry mob of more than 100 Trinamool activists gathered outside the Sunderban Coastal Police Station and started throwing stones and stones at the police.

Six policemen were seriously injured in this attack. The injured policemen have been admitted to a nearby government hospital. In view of the attack by Trinamool activists, additional police forces were later called in to control the situation. Senior police officials say that the situation is under control at the moment. There is a lot of anger in the police department regarding the incident. Police say those involved in the attack will not be spared and raids are being conducted to arrest them. There is an atmosphere of tension in the area due to this incident.

It is worth mentioning that earlier the incident of fierce conflict came to light in two factions of Trinamool Congress in Birbhum, Bengal. While one group hurled bombs at another, the other opened fire. It was reported that one person was injured in the bombing at Khairasole, two motorbikes and the Panchayat member's car were badly damaged. Along with this, several crude bombs were found in the government premises. Superintendent of Police Shyam Singh confirmed the clash between the two factions and started an investigation, but denied any firing.

Category: India: West Bengal


Reported by:
Pankaj Prasad