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Trinamool worker shot dead

Press Trust of India  |  Burdhman 

A Trinamool Congress activist was shot dead and his uncle injured allegedly by motorcycle-borne men in West Bengal's Burdhman district today.

The 27-year-old activist, Kasim Khaji, was returning on a motorcycle with his uncle when he was shot from close range at Mongol Nawpara under Bhatar police station, police said.

His uncle was shifted to the Burdhman hospital in a serious condition, police said.

Inner party clash could be the motive behind the murder, police said, adding that search is on to nab the culprits.

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First Published: Fri, August 16 2013. 18:35 IST