MIDNAPORE -- Five Trinamool Congress workers, including the husband of a councillor of Kharagpur Municipality, were injured when miscreants fired at them at Kharagpur in Midnapore West district on Wednesday, police said.
West Bengal: Unknown persons opened fire at TMC's party office in Kharagpur (Paschim Medinipur district); 5 injured. pic.twitter.com/6KoC9x8Ibz— ANI (@ANI_news) January 11, 2017
The party workers were inside the office of ward 18 councillor A Puja at Nayakhuli locality when the miscreants hurled a bomb and fired indiscriminately.
Five people including Puja's husband Srinu Naidu were injured in the firing, police said. Two people later succumbed to their injuries.
UPDATE: Two succumbed to injuries after unknown persons opened fire at TMC's party office in Kharagpur (Paschim Medinipur) #WestBengal— ANI (@ANI_news) January 11, 2017
While Naidu and another injured were taken to a Kolkata hospital, the three others were admitted to Midnapore Medical College and Hospital.
Investigation is on and no arrests have been made so far, police said.
Tension prevailed in the area and a police picket has been posted there.
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