Two Trinamool supporters killed in blast

Two Trinamool supporters killed in blast

Two brothers, who were Trinamool Congress supporters, were killed when a bomb exploded in their house, at Amodpur in Birbhum district today.

Sheikh Hafizul (24) and his elder brother Shiekh Tariq Hussain (27) were killed on the spot when a bomb exploded in their house in the wee hours, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar said.

The victims' brother Jabir Hussain, who is a Trinamool Congress representative in the local gram panchayat, and other family members escaped unhurt.

The intensity of the blast was so high that a portion of the house was blown up, he said.

Police are investigating the incident, Kumar said.

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