Tension in Panur as police seize crude bombs

Kannur: Police today recovered two crude bombs near Panur in the district and additional forces have been deployed following clashes involving RSS and the Popular Front of India workers in the locality, police said.

The explosives were recovered by a raiding police party from a street at Thangal Peedika where the rival groups clashed late last night, police sources here said.

The clashes followed a dispute over pasting of poster on electric posts in the locality. Police had made a lathicharge to disperse the crowd.

Additional police forces have been deployed in the in the politically sensitive belt of the district.