WB communal violence: 400 BSF personnel sent to Baduria; shops closed, internet services disrupted

Updated On : 05 Jul , 2017 , 01:15 PM
WB violence: 400 BSF personnel sent to Baduria; internet disrupted (Image: ANI)
WB violence: 400 BSF personnel sent to Baduria; internet disrupted (Image: ANI)
New Delhi:

The Border Security Force on Wednesday sent 400 security personnel to West Bengal to control the situation after communal violence in North 24 Parganas. The internet services has also been disrupted in Baduria.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has also sought report from WB government on communal violence in the state.

The communal violence started over an objectionable post on Facebook. Two communities started fighting with each other late on Tuesday night over the FB post. A youngster has been arrested in the matter.

The hostile crowd had disrupted many roads and started attacking people from other community. The police had come into action to control the situation. The district is said to be tense after the incident and shops in the area have been closed.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi of threatening her and said that he was acting like a "BJP block president".

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First Published : Wednesday, July 05, 2017 01:13 PM
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