Tag Archives: Convoy

Another Kudmi leader arrested for attack on Abhishek convoy

By | 05/30/2023

Jhargram police Monday made another arrest in connection with the attack on TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy during his Jana Sanjog Yatra on May 26 (Friday), which also left West Bengal minister Birbaha Hansda injured. The accused, Nishikant Mahato, was one of the popular faces of the recent Kudmi agitation in West Bengal where the… Read More »

Attack on Abhishek Banerjee Convoy: Another Kurmi Leader Arrested

By | 05/29/2023

TMC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee. (File Photo/ANI) The Kurmis have been demanding Scheduled Tribe status for the people of the community With the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) taking over the investigation on the attack on Trinamool Congress’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy on May 26 evening, one more Kurmi leader has been arrested… Read More »

4 Arrested Over Attack On Trinamool Leader’s Convoy In West Bengal

By | 05/28/2023

Stones were allegedly thrown at Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy. Jhargram: Four people were arrested on Saturday in connection with the attack on senior TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy, in which state minister Birbaha Hansda’s vehicle was vandalised, police said. The accused were identified as Ajit Mahato, Anit Mahato, Manmohit Mahato and Anup Mahato, they said. While… Read More »

West Bengal: Cars in Abhishek Banerjee’s Convoy Attacked, TMC Blames BJP

By | 05/27/2023

West Bengal Minister Birbaha Hansda’s car was also damaged in the attack. (Photo/News18) Speaking on the attack at his convoy, Abhishek Banerjee denied the involvement of Kurmis. “I believe this agitation is not by Kurmis,” he said Several cars following Trinamool Congress (TMC) General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee’s convoy were allegedly attacked by a mob in… Read More »

West Bengal Minister’s Vehicle Attacked as Kurmi Protest Targets Abhishek’s Convoy

By | 05/27/2023

The vehicle of Hansda, which was in the convoy, was damaged in the attack. (Image: ANI) Abhishek, a Z-plus protectee, led a roadshow in Jhargram’s Binpur and Gopiballavpur as part of his Trinamooley Nabojowar (new wave in Trinamool) campaign West Bengal minister Birbaha Hansda’s vehicle was attacked in Paschim Medinipur district on Friday as members… Read More »

Man joins VIP convoy, hugs German chancellor; security breach under investigation – Times of India

By | 05/26/2023

BERLIN: German police have been left red-faced after a member of the public was able to slip into a VIP convoy for Chancellor Olaf Scholz and then give him a hearty hug as he prepared to board a plane at Frankfurt Airport.Tabloid newspaper Bild reported on Friday that Scholz’s bodyguards only realised their mistake later,… Read More »

Okowa convoy involved in accident

By | 05/19/2023

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa’s convoy reportedly involved in an accident, injuring mostly journalists in bus conveying them from Warri to Asaba.The Guardian learnt that the convoy crashed into bush at Ogwashi-Uku-Ibusa road area, near Admiralty University in the evening of yesterday Sources said the Press Bus in the convoy lost control when one… Read More »

Police Release Names of Victims of US Embassy Convoy Attack, Say 2 Suspects Arrested – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/18/2023

Say 3 US mission officials, 4 policemen were killed David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka Anambra State police command said it had raided a camp occupied by hoodlums operating in Ogbaru Local Government Area, and arrested two persons, in connection with Tuesday attack on US Embassy convoy in the area. The command has also released the names… Read More »

Attack on US Convoy: Death toll rises as police release identity of victims – Official

By | 05/18/2023

The police in Anambra State, South-east Nigeria, have released fresh figures of victims of the attack by gunmen on Tuesday in the state. PREMIUM TIMES reported how gunmen killed officials of the US Consulate and some police officers after ambushing their convoy along Atani-Osamala Road in Ogbaru Local Government Area of the state. Fresh figures… Read More »

Death toll rises in US Consulate convoy attack as IG confirms 7 persons burnt beyond recognition

By | 05/18/2023

The casualty figure in the attack on the convoy of staff of the US Consulate in Anambra State has risen as the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, on Wednesday, confirmed that seven persons were burnt beyond recognition in the attack. Ripples Nigeria reports that earlier casualty figure had been put at four, with President… Read More »

Attack on US Convoy in Anambra May Not Have Been Pre-targeted at Our Mission – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/18/2023

•Buhari saddened by killings of US embassy staff, policemen in Anambra, others in Benue, Plateau  •Says perpetrators will face the music •FG, Soludo, HURIWA condemn attack on United States consulate officials  •Anambra governor pledges reward for information  •Community sources: Ogbaru attack not targeted at US officials, indigenes also killed Deji Elumoye, Chuks Okocha, Michael Olugbode in… Read More »

Blinken Gives More Details on Attack on US Convoy in Nigeria – THISDAYLIVE

By | 05/18/2023

United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, Wednesday, gave more details on the attack on US Mission convoy in Nigeria. Gunmen had on Tuesday attacked a convoy of US government vehicles in Anambra State, South East Nigeria, killing four people and kidnapping three others  Providing more details in a statement on Wednesday, Blinken said the… Read More »

Convoy taking fire vehicles and life-saving kit to Ukraine leaves Liverpool

By | 05/04/2023

A convoy taking UK fire and rescue vehicles and other life-saving equipment is on its way to Ukraine. Fire minister Chris Philp said he was “immensely proud of our continued contributions”, which included 21 fire and rescue vehicles as well as a further 8,000 pieces of equipment, with the convoy expected to arrive in Poland… Read More »

Gov Uzodinma reacts to reported attack on his convoy, killing of police officers

By | 04/30/2023

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Imo govt debunks report on attack of Uzodinma’s convoy

By | 04/30/2023

The Imo State government has dismissed a report on the attack on Governor Hope Uzodinma’s convoy by gunmen along the Ngor Okpala-Aba Road in the state. Reports emerged on social media on Saturday that at least seven security agents attached to the governor were killed and five other aides injured during an attack on the… Read More »