People in Asansol torch drill machine in protest against illegal mining

Kali Pahari in Asansol had turned into a battle ground when a large group of locals gathered and put the drilling machine on fire. They were protesting against the frequent blasting taking place in the region to extract coals. They termed it as illegal mining and said its due to the blasting their existence is in danger. Their holuses frequently experince shaking and shivering.