Tata Motors Plant Attacked With Homemade Bombs
A planned Tata Motors plant is under fireóliterally. Hundreds of villagers in West Bengalís Singur region have been hurtling projectiles and homemade bombs at the site, in an effort to stop the factory from being built.
The mobís actions stem from their belief that the government has unjustly displaced them from their land for the Indian automakerís plant.
Tata Motors plant in Singur attacked
Fresh violence erupted in West Bengal's Singur area as hundreds of protesting villagers set fire to a police watch tower in the region.
The mob apparently used crude bombs to blast a portion of the boundary wall under construction at the Tata Motors project site.
The mob also damaged the kuccha fence that demarcated the areas. Police say the matter is now under control.
The violence in Singur comes two days after 15 people were killed in Nandigram when the people opened fire on villagers
Villagers in Nandigram claim that the police had arrived to take away their land as part of a SEZ that the government planned to create in the area.
The latest attack in the region is a huge blow to the West Bengal government