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Tribal villages attacked in WB dist, one killed

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 22:12

Suri (WB): One person was killed when a mob
attacked tribal villages with bombs in Birbhum district today,
police said.

Irked over the killing of a stone crusher on Monday night
in Md Bazar police station area, a mob descended on
Sagarbandhi and other villages and hurled bombs and set ablaze
over 100 thatched houses and looted house-hold items and
cattle, they said.

One tribal died and two others were injured at
Sagarbandhi village during the attack, police said.

Burdwan Range DIG Saumitra Mohan and other senior
officers rushed to the spot to restore normalcy.

"We are speaking with the villagers to find a solution to
restore normalcy," District Magistrate Saumitra Mohan said.


First Published: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 22:12
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