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Trinamool Congress block president shot dead, 2 injured

PTI | Krishnagar (WB) |

A Trinamool Congress block president was shot dead and two others were injured inside a party office at Bagula in Nadia district by a gang of gunmen this evening, police said.

Dulal Biswas (52), Hanskhali block Trinamool Congress president and Bagula gram panchayat pradhan, was inside Bagula party office holding a meeting.

At around 8 PM, a gang of gunmen barged into the party office, fired at Biswas and fled, police said.

When he was taken to a hospital, he was declared dead on arrival.

Two other injured persons were hospitalised, police said.

District Trinamool president Ujwal Biswas alleged that BJP and CPI(M) were behind the murder.