WB: Three injured in crude bomb attack at 15 places in Jagatdal near BJP MP Arjun Singh’s residence

Three people, including a child, were reportedly injured in a crude bomb attack at multiple locations in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Wednesday night.

The incident took place at Gali no. 17 in Jagatdal. The location is not too far from the residence of Barrackpur BJP MP Arjun Singh.

As per the reports,some unknown men threw bombs in Gali no. 17 which drops under the 18 number ward in Bhatpara Municipality on Wednesday. Bombs were thrown at 15 spots in the city and the accused also destroyed CCTV cameras at various points.

The Jagatdal police reached at the spot but were faced with protests from the angry locals. It has been asserted that one bomb was thrown in the bearing of police. It is not clear who was included in the bombing and the reason behind the attack.

Barrackpur BJP MP Arjun Singh came to the spot and told police to take action. “We are informing the police that criminals are roaming around with arms. The police are doing nothing. Bombs have been hurled at around 15 places and CCTV cameras installed by police have been broken by three people and their associates. Three persons suffered injuries, one has been admitted to hospital. The police are inactive. We will also complain to Election Commission,” Singh said.

He also sent out a warning “If the police cannot take steps against this,then the game will become very dangerous and the Trinamool Congress and the hooligans will be finished.An atmosphere of fear is being created so that the people cannot cast their vote”, alleged Arjun Singh.

Elections to the 294-member state assembly will be held in eight phases starting from March 27 with the final round of voting taking place on April 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.

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