CPM, Trinamool activists killed in clash

Burdwan: A CPI(M) activist and one Trinamool Congress worker were killed on Sunday in a clash between members of both the parties in Ketugram village here.

CPI(M) activist Khelu Sheikh, 35, died on the spot, while Amin Sheikh, 26, succumbed to injuries later, police said, adding that the two groups hurled bombs at each other.

"Both the deceased have criminal records in our books," district SP Raja Raj Shekheran said.

Yesterday, a Trinamool supporter was attacked allegedly by CPI(M) cadre in the same area.

Bureau Report