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West Bengal: Two killed in shooting at TMC office in Kharagpur

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Kolkata, Jan 11, 2017: Two Trinamool Congress workers were killed and three others wounded when unidentified assailants opened fire inside the West Bengal ruling party’s office at Kharagpur in West Bengal’s West Midnapore district on Wednesday.

Police identified the two as Shrinivasan Naidu alias Srinu Naidu, 27, and Dharma Roy, 25. Three others were wounded in the shooting. The slain were TMC workers.

Naidu was the husband of TMC councillor Pooja Naidu, who represents ward number 18 (Nayakhuli locality) in Kharagpur. He along with three TMC workers and a visitor, who had come to meet the councillor, were at the office when the gunmen arrived there in a white Maruti van.

Meanwhile, police rushed to the scene and launched a search for the gunmen.

Wefornews Bureau

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