Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Maoists kill 2 people in West Midnapore

24 Nov 2009, 1624 hrs IST, AGENCIES

Suspected Maoists shot dead two local leaders of CPI(M) in West Bengal's restive West Midnapore district, police said on Tuesday (November 24).

Madan Ghosh, a member of the Binpur CPI(M) zonal committee of Ayela village in Jhargram sub-division was shot dead by suspected Maoists this morning police said.

Ghosh's son, Swapan, who rushed to the aid of his father was also shot in the shoulder and neck. He was rushed to hospital in a serious condition.

In another incident, a former CPI(M) panchayat member, Ashoke Kotal was shot dead by a group of four armed Maoists last night after being called out of his house at Khurikasole village, the police added.

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