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WB: Miscreants fire at Congress leader during Panchayat poll rally

Jul 16, 2013 02:40 PM IST Politics Politics

Kolkata: Miscreants fired at Union Minister and Congress leader Abu Hasem Khan Chowdhury in the Malda district in West Bengal on Tuesday. Miscreants also reportedly hurled bombs near Chowdhury's car.

The incident took place at the Kaliachak PS area in Malda during a rally while Chowdhury was campaigning for the Panchayat polls.

Reports say the miscreants fired at least five blank shots at Chowdhury. Chowdhury escaped unhurt but the rally was disrupted following the incident.