Mob attacks police station for compensation

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Barwani, Mar 15 (UNI) Five police personnel were injured when a mob pelted stones on the Warla police station of this district demanding compensation to five labourers, who suffered injuries due to electrocution, police said today.

A cotton-laden truck on which five labourers were sitting came in contact with electric wires when it was en route from Chikhali village. The injured were provided first aid at hospital in Warla and sent to a Dhulia-based hospital in Maharashtra.

Their family members agitated in front of the police station demanding action against the truck owner and the cotton trader.

About 100 people entered the police station and agitated there. Later, police lathicharged and lobbed tear gas shells causing injuries to two people.


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