Mob Goes On Rampage In East Burdwan

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Asansol: Police from two police stations and rapid action force pressed in Dharampur in East Burdwan turned into a battlefield after a retired employee of the state public works department (PWD) was crushed to death by a lorry.

Islam Sheikh (64) was heading towards Burdwan town on a motorcycle. As he was passing through Dharampur area, he came across a lorry, he was crushed to death by the killer lorry at the spot..

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Angry mob torched four vehicles, including the killer lorry, and blocked Burdwan-Katwa road for over two hours. Police from two police stations Burdwan and Bhatar had rushed to the spot to control the situation.

As the situation turned grim with the mob growing more aggressive, huge police team in along with a rapid action troop has rushed to the spot and tried to dissuade the violent crowd.