Trinamool leader shot dead in West Bengal

A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead and another injured on Friday when unknown gunmen fired at them outside their party office at Agarpara in North 24-Parganas district.

PTI| Last Updated: Mar 16, 2014, 01:39 AM IST

Barasat: A Trinamool Congress leader was shot dead and another injured on Friday when unknown gunmen fired at them outside their party office at Agarpara in North 24-Parganas district.

Police said that Hyder Ali died after sustaining five bullet wounds.

The second person, Ullas Jana, suffered bullet wounds when he went to rescue Ali from the motorbike-borne assailants this evening at Nayabasti.
Ali was declared dead at a local hospital while his party colleague Jana has been admitted to RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, police said.

Ali was a leader of Panihati town Trinamool Congress.