Telangana activists attack AP minister`s convoy
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Last Updated: Friday, September 17, 2010, 00:24
  
Karimnagar: Pro-telangana activists today stoned the convoy of Andhra Pradesh Housing Minister Shilpa Mohan Reddy while an activist attempted self immolation in the district.

According to the police, the pro-Telangana activists surrounded and stoned the minister's convoy when he was returning after visiting Mulkanoor Cooperative Bank where he had an interaction with the bank employees.

However, the police rescued the minister and took him to a safe place, Huzurabad police inspector M Mahender said.

An activist, identified as Brahmaiah, tried to commit suicide by dousing kerosene on himself but was prevented from doing so by his fellow protestors.

The protestors also tore up a welcome banner and set it on fire, police said adding that no arrests have been made so far in connection with the incident.

PTI


First Published: Friday, September 17, 2010, 00:24


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