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One person killed in clash in North Dinajpur

Raiganj: One person was killed when supporters of two political parties clashed in North Dinajpur district, police said.

One person was killed in a clash at Chatragach under Chopra police station of the district, the police said.

Sankar Chakraborty, North Dinajpur district BJP secretary claimed that one of their supporters named Bijoy Singh was killed when alleged Trinamool Congress activists fired at them while they were holding a meeting at Chatragach.

The BJP leader also claimed that four of their supporters were injured in the incident and of them was admitted at Chopra Health centre in serious condition.

The Trinamool Congress denied the BJP allegations.

Local TMC leader Hamidur Rehman instead alleged that BJP workers attacked the TMC activists when they were holding a meeting at Chatragach.

A bandh has been called by BJP tomorrow in the district to protest against the killing, Chakraborty said.

—PTI