Kerala: Suspected IUML men attack CPM workers; 4 serious

The CPM members were sleeping near a football ground and they were attacked in the wee hours by a group of people allegedly belonging to the IUML.

Kerala: Suspected IUML men attack CPM workers; 4 serious

At least nine CPM workers were injured, four of them seriously, when they were allegedly attacked by Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) activists at Unniyal in Malappuram district, Kerala, on Monday.

The CPM members were sleeping near a football ground, where a match was held on Sunday night, and they were attacked in the wee hours by a group of people allegedly belonging to the IUML.

Seven persons are undergoing treatment at the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital in Malappuram, four of them in a serious condition, while two others have been admitted to a hospital in Tanur in the district, The Indian Express reported.

Political rivalry was suspected to be behind the incident, police said.