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18/04/2019 11:48 AM IST | Updated 18/04/2019 1:30 PM IST

Raiganj CPM Candidate Md Salim's Convoy Attacked in Bengal

The CPM leader's car was reportedly pelted with bricks in Islampur.

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CPM leader Mohammad Salim’s convoy was attacked in West Bengal’s Islampur on Thursday, reports said.

Salim is CPM’s candidate from Raiganj where he is contesting against BJP’s Deboshree Chaudhary, TMC’s Kanhaiya Lal Agarwal and Congress’s Deepa Dasmunshi.

Salim’s car was pelted with bricks in Islampur, News18 reported. Salim alleges he was attacked by TMC goons with arms who were threatening the voters inside booths.

 

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CPM tweeted condemning the attack and said its comrades were resisting the attacks.

 

Raiganj is among the three key constituencies in West Bengal voting in the second phase of the Lok Sabha election on Thursday.