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Teen knocked down by auto

A 15-year-old boy was knocked down by an autorickshaw at the Rabindra Sarani-New CIT Road crossing on Sunday evening. He was taken to Medical College and Hospital. Hospital sources said he was unconscious. The autorickshaw could not be traced.

Manís body on tracks

The body of a man in his 30s was found on the railway tracks near Belghoria station on Sunday. Police suspect that he was murdered and then tied to the tracks. According to officers, his throat was slit open with a sharp weapon. The body has been sent for post-mortem and a probe launched.

Sculpture theft

Bronze sculptures worth several lakhs were allegedly stolen from the studio of sculptor Manaskamal Biswas on Thursday. Biswas, however, lodged a complaint with Dum Dum police station on Sunday. A probe has been launched.

Cable bursts

An underground electric cable burst on Prince Anwar Shah Road, in the Lake police station area, on Sunday morning. A CESC official said a fault in the cable caused it to burst. Engineers of the power utility later repaired the fault.

Youth drowns

Ajay Seth, 21, drowned in a pond in Chhatakol, Dum Dum, on Sunday. The body was fished out by local residents, who later gheraoed officers of Dum Dum police station for having arrived two hours after the drowning. Seth, a local resident, came to the pond with his friends for a bath.

BSF sports

The 30th inter-frontier sports meet of the jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF) kicked off at Salt Lake stadium on Sunday. Jawans from 10 frontiers across the country will participate in the four-day meet.

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