20 injured in BJP-TMC clash in Bashirhat

Twenty persons were injured in a BJP-TMC clash at Bashirhat`s Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday morning, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: May 27, 2014, 17:25 PM IST

Barasat (WB): Twenty persons were injured in a BJP-TMC clash at Bashirhat`s Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday morning, police said.

Five persons, with bullet injuries, were taken to the Khulna Rural Hospital following the clash in Sandeshkhali`s Halderbheri where bombs and guns were used, they said.
"This is a political clash.16 BJP activists and four TMC workers were injured in it but we have not detained anybody," a senior police official said.

Police from the Sandeshkhali police station and a team of RAF were rushed to the spot to take control of the situation.
"The situation is under control now but we have posted RAF to keep a check," the officer added.