3 injured in DalitJat clash

first_imgThree persons, including a minor, were injured after a clash broke out between members of two communities in Jat Mujhera village, police said on Saturday.A panchayat was convened under New Mandi Police Station on Friday evening to resolve some dispute between Jaat and Dalit communities when the discussions turned violent as the two sides resorted to stones pelting and firing, SP city Sarvan Kumar said.Three persons — Ravish (32), Pradeep (28) and Andnaveen (17), who belonged to the Dalit community were shot at and injured in the incident, he said. The victims were shifted to a nearby hospital and are in a critical condition.Police have registered a case against nine persons and have arrested two accused in this connection.last_img

Flight passenger dies at Kolkata Airport

first_imgKolkata: A passenger of a Kolkata-Chennai flight died on Monday due to cardiac arrest at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. He felt uneasy after boarding the flight and was taken to the medical facility at the Kolkata Airport and later rushed to R G Kar Medical College and Hospital where he was declared brought dead. Sources informed that the passenger, identified as Himangshu Das (30), came to Kolkata Airport from Silchar with two of his family members on Monday morning. He was going to Chennai for medical purpose. Around 3 pm, he along with his family members boarded the Air India Kolkata-Chennai flight. Also Read – Rain batters Kolkata, cripples normal lifeWhen the flight was about to start, Das told his family members that he was feeling unwell and collapsed on the seat. As he became unconscious, his family members immediately informed the flight crew about his health. Without wasting any time, a medical emergency was declared and on-duty doctor was called in. Das was taken to the airport’s medical facility. Later the doctor from the airport authority suggested to admit Das to a hospital. Immediately, an ambulance was arranged and Das was taken to R G Kar where he was declared brought dead. Doctors suspect that Das had a cardiac arrest just after boarding the flight. Due to this, the flight’s take off from Kolkata happened a few minutes later. Police was informed about the incident. Later cops took charge of the body and sent it for autopsy examination.last_img read more