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Security Alert After Bengal Poll

Extra security forces have been deployed in the Indian state of West Bengal after 24 people died in clashes there during elections for village councils. Police also say more than 40 people were injured in the violence, including two polling officials and three policemen. Despite the violence more than 70% of the voters turned out to elect representatives to more than 50,000 village council seats in West Bengal. Repolling has been ordered in nearly 100 polling stations where pollitical activists snatched ballot papers or threw bombs to scare away voters. Counting of votes is due to begin on Tuesday and is likely to take two days to complete. Full Story

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