February 12, 2002, Chandigarh, India
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32 hurt in clash
Tamluk (West Bengal), February 11
At least 32 persons, including 12 policemen, were injured in a pitched battle between Trinamool Congress supporters and the police in front of the District Magistrate’s bungalow here today. SP Anuj Sharma, SDPO Kalyan Sinha and 10 constables sustained injuries. Twenty supporters were also injured in the clash.
ESMA invoked in Kerala, 4 held
Thiruvananthapuram, February 11
The Kerala Government today invoked ESMA, arresting four employees as the indefinite stir continued to paralyse the state administration for the sixth today.
At least 12 more persons were arrested from different parts of the state in connection with the strike launched to demand be restoration of curtailed benefits. PTI
PWG Naxals go on rampage
Hyderabad, February 11
Naxalites blasted the engine of a goods train and the room of an Assistant Station Master (ASM) in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh early today, hardly 24 hours before the all-party meeting convened by the Andhra Pradesh Government to discuss the peace offer of the outlawed PWG.