Two jawans killed, three injured in IED blast triggered by Maoists in Jharkhand

By PTI
KOLKATA: At least six persons, including a child, sustained splinter injuries in North 24 Parganas district’s Titagarh assembly constituency after bombs were hurled indiscriminately on Thursday afternoon amid the voting exercise for the sixth phase of polls, a police officer said.

A huge team of police personnel and CAPF jawans were rushed to the area following the incident, the officer said.

A preliminary probe has revealed that unidentified persons, wearing masks, hurled several crude bombs near Tata Gate in Titagarh, he said.

“The injured are undergoing treatment at BN Bose hospital. We are looking into the matter,” the officer added.