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Bengal: 6 injured as two TMC factions clash with crude bombs, firearms

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Bengal: 6 injured as two TMC factions clash with crude bombs, firearms

Highlights

  • The clash was reported at Gara-Paduma village in Dubrajpur police station area
  • Those injured were admitted to the Suri hospital for treatment
  • The TMC said the party was not involved with the violence in any way

Six people were injured as crude bombs were hurled in a clash between two factions of the TMC in West Bengal’s Birbhum district on Tuesday, local sources said. The incident happened at Gara-Paduma village in the Dubrajpur police station area when a team from the Block Development Officer’s office was visiting the locality for a survey regarding a government housing scheme, they said.

Six people were injured as crude bombs were hurled and firearms were “used”, they added.

Those injured were admitted to the Suri hospital for treatment.

Superintendent of Police Nagendranath Tripathi said, “Seven people have been arrested in connection with the incident. Two firearms have been seized. The situation is now under control.”

The TMC said that the party was not involved with the violence in any way.

“It was not a political clash, police should take necessary action,” TMC district president Anubrata Mondal said.

Dubrajpur BJP MLA Anup Saha claimed two groups of TMC involved in various types of corruption clashed with each other.

(With inputs from PTI)

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