Birbhum massacre: Woman succumbs to burn injuries; toll rises to 10

Miscreants had thrown petrol bombs and set ablaze some 10 houses on fire in Bogtui village in the early hours of 20 March

Press Trust of India May 01, 2022 16:58:55 IST
Birbhum massacre: Woman succumbs to burn injuries; toll rises to 10

File image showing the burnt houses in Bogtui village in Birbhum, West Bengal. PTI

Rampurhat, West Bengal: A woman, who suffered burn injuries in the Rampurhat massacre in West Bengal's Birbhum district in March, died on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment, police said.

With this, 10 people have died of burn injuries after their houses in Bogtui village were allegedly firebombed following the murder of local TMC leader Bhadu Sheikh.

The woman was admitted to the hospital with 27 per cent burn injuries, a police officer told PTI.

"She was discharged after her condition improved. But, she was again admitted to the Rampurhat Medical College and Hospital after her health condition started deteriorating. She died early Sunday morning," he said.

The CBI took over the investigation of the incident, which happened on 20 March, from the state police on the direction of the Calcutta High Court.

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