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West Bengal: 2 killed, 3 injured after gunmen open fire at TMC office in Kharagpur

Two people, including the husband of a Trinamool Congress councillor, were killed after an office of ruling party came under attack in Kharagpur today.

India TV News Desk, New Delhi [Updated:11 Jan 2017, 9:56 PM IST]
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Photo: ANI 4-5 people opened fire inside TMC office in Kharagpur

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. 

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