Bombs hurled at BJP rally in West Bengal
Bombs were hurled at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally in Bandhaghat area of West Bengal 's Howrah city on Sunday.
Howrah: Bombs were hurled at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rally in Bandhaghat area of West Bengal 's Howrah city on Sunday.
Howrah (West Bengal): Bombs hurled in BJP rally at Bandhaghat, visuals from the spot pic.twitter.com/NLxJMod017
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According to reports, two BJP workers were injured during this untoward incident. They were soon rushed to a nearby hospital.
Later, according to the police, the crude bomb was hurled during a clash between BJP and Trinamool Congress supporters here.
Two persons were injured as people ran for safety when a crube bomb exploded during the clash which ensued when a meeting was in progress in the area. The injury was caused as chaos prevailed for some time during the clash, police added.
The BJP Howrah district youth wing president Umesh Rai said a BJP meeting was in progress to campaign for the rally of party national president Amit Shah in Kolkata on November 30.
However, "suddenly TMC men hurled a number of bombs at BJP supporters and two activists suffered splinter wounds," Rai alleged.
He also claimed that some other party men were assaulted by TMC men.
(With PTI inputs)