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TMC worker shot dead outside his house in West Bengal's Jagaddal


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Reportedly, the assailants were bike-borne and fired nine rounds at Vicky Jadav from a close range, causing grievous injuries in the chest and abdomen.

NORTH 24 PARGANAS: A Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker was shot dead outside his house in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened in Purani Tala in Bhatpara in Jagaddal police station area in the evening when the deceased, identified as Vicky Jadav, was standing outside his house, they said. Reportedly, the assailants were bike-borne and fired nine rounds at Jadav from a close range, causing grievous injuries in the chest and abdomen. According to the police, Jadav was initially taken to the Bhatapara State General Hospital and later shifted to a private hospital, where he died.

A case has been registered and an investigation is underway. Police said they were searching for the shooters, who have yet to be identified. Earlier, a panchayat pradhan was critically injured in a country bomb explosion at Amdanga village in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said on Friday. Bhaskar Mukherjee, Superintendent of Police (SP), Barasat told ANI that the panchayat pradhan, identified as Rupchand Mondal, sustained grievous injuries in the incident. (THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)