A file photo of West Bengal police. Photo: PTI
A file photo of West Bengal police. Photo: PTI

5 injured at Trinamool office in Kharagpur as gunmen open fire

Injured Trinamool Congress workers admitted to Midnapore Medical College, West Bengal police says investigation is on and no arrests have been made so far

Midnapore, West Bengal: 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.

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 persons including Puja’s husband Srinu Naidu were injured in the firing, police said.

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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