20 CISF jawans injured by EFR in Bengal

Medinipur (WB): Twenty CISF personnel were injured when they were attacked by EFR jawans after their protest against alleged misbehaviour with some village women at the EFR headquarter at Salua in West Midnapore district, police said today.

The trouble started when Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) jawans allegedly passed lewd comments at some women visiting a `Shivaratri` fair organised inside the headquarter last night.

As the jawans of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which also runs a camp within the headquarter campus, raised protest and tried to restrain the erring EFR jawans, they were attacked leaving 20 CISF personnel injured.

All the injured were admitted to the Kharagpur state general hospital, police said. Senior officials of both the security groups held a meeting in the campus this morning.