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Two killed after home-made bombs go off in Bengal’s Murshidabad

Combing operations in the area has led to the recovery of a large number of "socket bombs"

By: PTI | Murshidabad | Updated: October 3, 2015 2:02 pm
murshidabad, west bengal, west bengal by polls, west bengal by elections, bengal by polls, bengal violence, bengal election violence, murshidabad blast, bengal blast, home made bombs, bengal news, bengal polls news, bengal elections news, india news Murshidabad district along with Burdwan, Nadia and Birbhum is among the volatile regions of the state and the site of pitched political turf wars. (Source: Google Maps)

Two persons were killed and another injured while making crude bombs in a village in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district where by-elections to the panchayat body is being held, a police official said today.

Superintendent of Police C Sudhakar said two persons died on the spot when the crude bombs they were making in their home in Kumripara village burst last night. Another person sustained injuries and was rushed to Murshidabad Medical College Hospital, he said.

Combing operations in the area has led to the recovery of a large number of “socket bombs”, Sudhakar said.

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By-elections are being held in the district for 34 seats to the gram panchayat and panchayat samiti today.

Panchayat by-elections are also being held in Bankura district in 19 gram panchayat seats and two panchayat samitis.

Murshidabad district along with Burdwan, Nadia and Birbhum is among the volatile regions of the state and the site of pitched political turf wars, a police official said.

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  1. Mahender Goriganti
    Oct 3, 2015 at 2:58 pm
    it speaks volumes about the lurking hidden dangers most indians don;t seem to pay attention to, for their safety and their children and the country's future.
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