An angry mob torched a police booth on the West Bengal-Assam border on Friday night in a violent incident. According to officials, the booth was set on fire by a mob following an accident. The incident took place in West Bengal’s Bhanga Pakri on the border of Alipurduar and Cooch Behar districts. An angry mob terrorized the neighborhood on Friday night, setting a police station on fire on the Assam-West Bengal border. West Bengal Police has made a booth for checking the border at the border. According to officials, vehicles of both the states are checked here. An accident happened in front of the booth on Friday, due to which an angry crowd gathered. Officials say the mob ransacked the booth before blown up.
A local teenager was involved in the accident, but there was no official confirmation of the number of people killed. After the incident, residents protested by blocking the national highway connecting the two states.
nadia road accident
Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered condolences to the families of those killed in a horrific road accident in West Bengal’s Nadia earlier this month. On 28 November, a vehicle carrying the bodies of the dead rammed into a stationary truck, killing 18 people and injuring five others during a funeral. According to officials, the low visibility due to fog may have caused the accident. Six others died due to injuries sustained while being taken to the hospital or during treatment, PTI reported. Local people and police took the injured to Shaktinagar General Hospital, where doctors examined them and referred the most critically injured to another medical center in Krishnanagar. When the tragedy happened, one of the injured told that he and the others were on their way from Chakdah to the Nabadwip crematorium.