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Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy injured in stone pelting attack

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VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy was injured in a stone-pelting attack during the 'Memantha Siddham' bus yatra in Vijayawada on Saturday evening. According to sources, an unidentified individual hurled a stone at the Chief Minister, injuring him on his left eyebrow.

The YSR Congress alleged that the TDP was behind the attack against the CM. MLA Vellampalli Srinivas, who was with Jagan Mohan Reddy, also sustained injuries in the stone pelting attack. First aid was given to both of them. CM Jagan continued his bus journey after receiving first aid, sources said.

The Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a statement that stones were pelted at the Chief Minister while he was greeting the crowd gathered at Vivekananda School Center in Ajit Singh Nagar, Vijayawada. Chief Minister had announced the Memantha Siddham rally for 21 days as part of the election.

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