Two killed in crude bomb explosion in West Bengal

, 9:48 PM IST

Birbhum (West Bengal): At least two persons were killed and one critically injured in an explosion at village Shibpur in Lokpur area of Birbhum district on Saturday.

According to the locals, the explosion occurred outside a local Tinamul Congress activist’s courtyard.

Police officers, who rushed to the village, refused to confirm that the under-construction house, partially damaged in the explosion, belonged to a Trinamul leader. No one was arrested in the case till the reports last came in.