Bombs recovered from carton in Kharagpur, Bengal

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| Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:49
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Crude bombs and improvised bombs were found in a carton near Golbazaar area

New Delhi: Amid heightened tension between two communities during the past few days, police on Tuesday evening recovered explosives in Bengal’s Kharagpur district.

Reports said that crude bombs and improvised bombs were found in a carton near Golbazaar area. A team of bomb disposal reached the spot.

Last week, communal tensions erupted in few districts including Hooghly, Kharagpur and Malda.

Clashes erupted between members of two communities during the Moharram procession in the region. Shops were ransacked and vehicles were burnt in the incident.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the incidents by tweeting, "We condemn terrorism as a threat to peace, stability, prosperity. We equally condemn communal terrorism that is more dangerous than anything”.

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