Blast at home kills 2 Trinamool Congress supporters in Birbhum, Bengal

Suri, West Bengal: Two brothers, who were Trinamool Congress supporters, were killed when a bomb exploded in their house, at Amodpur in Birbhum district on Friday.

Representational image. AFP

Representational image. AFP

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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Updated Date: Jan 22, 2016 12:46:03 IST

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