: Five employees of the district unit of ‘Madhyamam' daily here, including three Sub-Editors, were injured in an attack by a group of unidentified people here in the early hours of Friday.

The injured are Sub-Editors Sanal Kumar, K.V. Muhammad Iqbal and T.K. Muhammadali and newspaper employees V. Safvan and K.M. Saneesh. They have been admitted to hospital. They were attacked by the group, allegedly a gang of anti-social elements, at 1.30 a.m. The Kerala Union of Working Journalists and the Kerala Newspaper Employees' Union have condemned the attack.