A large number of crude bombs were hurled during Monday night’s clash between two factions of the TMC in the village of Baharapur in the Sainthia area.
Birbhum,UPDATED: 15 Nov. 2022 11:45 PM IST
One of the TMC employees was arrested after many crude bombs were recovered next to his house. (Representative Image: PTI)
By Anupam Mishra: Several people were injured in an alleged clash between two factions of the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, after which 12 people were arrested. Several unexploded crude bombs were recovered from the area.
A large number of crude bombs were hurled during the clash that took place in Baharapur village of Sainthia region on Monday night.
Those injured in the collision were taken to Siuri Hospital and from there, two of the seriously injured persons were transferred to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital. Police say the condition of the two seriously injured workers remains critical.
The situation was so tense that several women fled the village along with their children, fearing further clashes. A huge police force has been deployed in the village to bring the situation under control.
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One of the TMC employees was arrested after many crude bombs were recovered next to his house. Local TMC leaders have admitted that the arrested person is an active member of the party.
While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimed that the clash occurred between two local factions of TMC, the ruling party in the state rejected the allegations, calling it “an apolitical clash that resulted from a personal feud”.
Police have said several unexploded bombs were seized in the area and removed earlier in the day.