Five persons killed in political clashes in West Bengal

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Birbhum, Feb.7, (ANI): At least five persons died and many other injured in clashes between political activists in Birbhum district of West Bengal on Saturday.

The activists of Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and Trinamool Congress clashed at Papuri village early in the morning.

The deceased has not been identified yet.

Eyewitnesses said that early in the morning CPI-M supporters attacked the members of Trinamool Congress and set fire to a few houses.

"We were sleeping when the CPI-M supporters forcefully entered our house and set it on fire," an eyewitness Sajida Bibi said.

The police force rushed to the spot and situation was under control. (ANI)

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