According to ANI, the chief minister of West Bengal Mamta Banerjee arrived at the hospital in Kolkata to meet the injured Minister of state for labour Jakir Hossain. He is admitted to the Murshidabad Medical College and Hospital along with his supporters who were injured. Hospital sources said Hossain suffered serious injuries in his hands and legs.
West Bengal: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrives at the hospital in Kolkata to meet state minister Jakir Hossain who got injured after unidentified people hurled a bomb at him in Murshidabad yesterday. pic.twitter.com/MbrUlmQxLv
— ANI (@ANI) February 18, 2021
Hossain and some of his supporters were injured after some unidentified group attacked them with crude bombs at Nimtita railway station, in Murshidabad district, on Wednesday night. The incident occurred around 9.45 pm. Hossain was waiting on Platform No. 2 to catch a train to Kolkata when he was attacked.
West Bengal CID has taken over the investigation of the case.