Two BJP workers killed in bomb attack in Kannur

Last Updated: Friday, May 28, 2010 - 14:11

Kannur: Two BJP activists were killed
when they were attacked with crude bombs and stabbed allegedly
by CPI-M workers at New Mahe locality, triggering tension in
the politically sensitive district, police said.

The incident occurred at around 1130 hours as the victims
were proceeding on a motorcycle after appearing in a court in
connection with a attempt to murder case involving CPI-M
workers, they said.

The assailants first hurled bombs at the duo before
stabbing them. One person died on the spot, while the other
succumbed to injuries on his way to a hospital in Kozhikode.

The deceased were identified as K Vijith (28) and Sinoj
(30).

Police is maintaining strict vigil in the area.

Kannur district is known for political clashes between
ruling CPI-M and BJP workers.

PTI



First Published: Friday, May 28, 2010 - 14:11

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