In a latest incident of political violence in West Bengal, two people, including the husband of a Trinamool Congress councillor, were killed after an office of ruling party came under attack in Paschim Medinipur district today.
Three others were injured after a gang of four to five people opened fire inside TMC office in Kharagpur on Wednesday afternoon.
Five people received bullet injuries in the firing, three of which were rushed to a Kolkata hospital.
Srinivas Naidu, 27, husband of councillor Pooja Naidu, and 25-year-old Dharma Rao, 25, later succumbed to injuries.
“They were shot in the head and chest,” an official of the private hospital said.
Pooja is a councillor of in Kharagpur civic body, who won the civic polls in 2015 on a BJP ticket but later switched to TMC.