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5 held for assault on Kashmiri trader

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Five persons have been arrested for assaulting a Kashmiri shawl trader in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said on Thursday.

Jawed Ahmed Khan, 27, was assaulted by a group of people in Taherpur area on February 18 but he was rescued, a police officer said.

He said Khan's safety was being ensured.

The attack took place four days after a suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers in Kashmir.

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First Published: Thu, February 21 2019. 12:44 IST
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