Boy Hit By Bullet Fired From TMC Victory Rally


Raiganj: A 13-year-old boy was today hit by a bullet allegedly fired from a victory procession organised to celebrate the win of Trinamool Congress candidate Hamidul Rahaman from Chopra Assembly constituency in Islampur area of the district.

“The incident happened at around 2 PM this afternoon when a stray bullet hit a boy, Gar Ali, who was standing at the roadside and watching the procession pass near his home. Some local residents have alleged that the bullet was fired from the procession,” said a senior police officer. The family members of Ali first rushed the boy to Islampur sub-division hospital, but was later on referred to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for further treatment, the police said.

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“We have not yet received any complaints, but an inquiry is on,” the officer added.