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Two TMC leaders shot dead, 16 held

Press Trust of India  |  Howrah (WB) 

Two local leaders of (TMC), who were also brothers, were shot dead separately in district, the police said today.

The gunmen killed Shahjahan near his house at Ghoraberia and his brother Sheikh Saleem at Mundeswari river ferry ghat almost at the same time yesterday.


Two persons including a woman were also injured when the assailants fired on Sheikh Saleem. They have been admitted to a hospital, police said.

Altogether 16 persons have been arrested in connection with the double since yesterday and arms and ammunition were seized from their possession.

Senior TMC leaders Firhad Hakim, and Sultan Ahmed today visited the house the brothers.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 19:02 IST
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