Ire at cops
Durgapur: A mob in Burdwan’s Andal assaulted a police officer and threw stones at cops alleging lack of traffic management after a cyclist was run over by a truck that had overtaken a minibus at a busy crossing on Tuesday.
Calcutta: A fire broke out in the Baranagar Alampur Jute mill around 11pm on Tuesday but no one was injured. Fifteen fire engines doused the blaze in three hours. Fire department officials said a firecracker could have sparked the blaze.
Kharagpur: An unclaimed trolley bag was found in a bush near the Kalaikunda airbase on Tuesday morning, sparking panic in the area. A bomb squad found some garments in it.