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Trinamool Leader Shot Dead by Bike-borne Assailants in West Bengal

The local Trinamool Congress leadership blamed the BJP for the murder of Nirmal Kundu in West Bengal.


Updated:June 6, 2019, 8:37 AM IST
Trinamool Leader Shot Dead by Bike-borne Assailants in West Bengal
Trinamool Congress leader Nirmal Kundu. (Image: Twitter)

Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader was shot dead by bike-borne assailants in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, police said.

Nirmal Kundu, the TMC President for ward no. 6 of Nimta area, was allegedly shot twice in the head on an open road around 7 pm.

"According to primary investigation, four-five unidentified men on motorbikes shot Kundu twice. He was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared brought dead," said an officer from Nimta police station.

While the local TMC leadership blamed the BJP for the murder, the officer added: "We are probing the case. So far, we haven't found any evidence to clarify the motive behind the killing."

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