BJP worker attacked in Kannur

Thursday, Sep 8, 2016,11:21 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | In another case of political violence in Kerala, a BJP worker was attacked allegedly by CPI-M workers in the district Wednesday night, police said.

25-year old Navneeth was injured in the attack at Pathiriyad at Koothuparambu near here and was rushed to a hospital in Thalassery, police said.

BJP alleged CPI-M activists were behind the attack.

Meanwhile, police this evening seized two bombs at Pallikunnu in the heart of Kannur, which has been witnessing sporadic clashes between CPI-M and BJP workers since the assembly elections in May last this year.

A ‘steel’ bomb and an ‘ice cream’ bomb (explosives stuffed inside ice cream ball) were unearthed during a search conducted in the compound of a locked house following information that ganja was kept there.