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Crude bombs hurled at CPI(M) & BJP workers' homes

Press Trust of India  |  Kozhikode (Kerala) 

In continuing incidents of violence over the issue, countrymade bombs were hurled at the homes of CPI(M) and BJP workers in Kerala's district early on Tuesday, police said.

The house of CPI(M)'s Koyilandy area committee member, Shiju, came under attack first, following which local V K Mukundan's house was also attacked using crude bombs, police said. However, no one was injured, they said.

On Monday, a countrymade bomb was hurled at the house of a at Koyilandy, while 18 crude bombs were seized from Kannur.

had seen unprecedented violence after two women of menstruating age -- Bindu and Kanakadurga -- offered prayers at the in last Wednesday, following which a shutdown was called by various Hindu outfits the next day.

According to police, 2,187 cases have been registered and 6,914 arrested in connection with the violence witnessed in the past few days.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 12:30 IST