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3 BJP workers hurt while setting afire KCR's effigy

Punjab News Express | June 24, 2019 05:08 PM

HYDERABAD: Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activities, including two women, sustained burns while setting afire an effigy of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao during a protest, here on Monday.

They were taking part in a protest against rape and murder of a nine-month-old girl in Warangal town. They were demanding stringent punishment for the alleged rapist and killer.

The incident took place when a party worker poured petrol on the burning effigy of the Chief Minister popularly known as KCR.

BJP Warangal Urban district chief Rao Padma suffered burns on her hands, a party worker identified as Srinivas sustained multiple injuries and another BJP woman activist minor injuries.

They were admitted to a hospital, where Srinivas' condition is stated to be critical.

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