Curfew imposed in MP's Ratlam after attack on Congress corporator

An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ratlam city of Madhya Pradesh after a woman corporator was shot at by an unidentified person near the municipal corporation building on Saturday, sparking off violence.

Ratlam: An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ratlam city of Madhya Pradesh after a woman corporator was shot at by an unidentified person near the municipal corporation building on Saturday, sparking off violence.

Yasmin Sherani, a corporator and vice president of state Congress's women's cell, was shot from behind, Ratlam Superintendent of Police Dr Ashish said.

She was rushed to a hospital in Indore after initial treatment at a local hospital.

Following the attack, her supporters went on a rampage, ransacking shops in the marketplace.

Two Bajrang Dal activists, Kapil Rathore and Vikram Rathore, were shot at, and their associate, Pukhraj, was stabbed by unidentified persons.

Following this, authorities imposed a curfew.

Ujjain range Inspector General (IG) Madhu Kumar has reached Ratlam to monitor the situation. Additional police force has been deployed as tension is still prevailing in the city. 

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