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Two injured in police firing in Dooars

Securitymen opened fire to stop supporters of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha from taking out a march in the district in violation of prohibitory orders, leaving three persons, including a policeman injured.



Jalpaiguri (WB): Securitymen on Tuesday opened
fire to stop supporters of Gorkha Janamukti Morcha from taking
out a march in the district in violation of prohibitory
orders, leaving three persons, including a policeman injured.

Clashes had erupted when the police dismantled illegal
temporary camps of GJM built near Shipchu inside a reserve
forest, IG, North Bengal, Ranbir Kumar said.
Soon after the police action, GJM supporters tried to
march towards Jalpaiguri where prohibitory orders were in
place following which the firing took place.

GJM leader Binoy Tamang claimed that two of their
supporters were killed in the firing.
The police and CRPF had dismantled 25 such temporary
camps located in the forests of Dooars region of Jalpaiguri
district.

PTI

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