Suri: One person was killed in clashes between CPI(M) and Trinamool Congress supporters at a number of villages in West Bengal`s Birbhum district on Saturday.
Birbhum Superintendent of Police Rabindranath Mukherjee
said bombs were hurled by the rival sides and a few hundred
thatched houses were set ablaze in Jalangi, Palundi, Thuksara
and Shepur villages since morning.
The SP said that he had heard that one person had been
killed, but the body was yet to be recovered.
Trinamool Congress sources said that a supporter, Chottu
Sheikh, was killed in Sherpur village.
Rapid Action Force have been deployed in the villages,
the SP added.