Fresh violence in Bengal’s Bhatpara

first_imgTroubled Bhatpara-Kankinara region in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district witnessed fresh violence on Monday when some bombs were exploded in the area, police said. There were reports of sporadic explosion of bombs in the area since Saturday evening, they said, adding that two persons have been arrested in connection with it. Fifty crude bombs were recovered by the police on Monday morning from an abandoned railway housing complex in the area, which had witnessed repeated clashes between ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP workers since the Lok Sabha poll results in May. Miscreants allegedly ransacked the Bhatpara Municipal Matri Sadan (maternity home) and hurled bombs in front of the hospital, creating panic among patients. They also hurled bombs at different places in Kankinara during the day.last_img

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