Suspected Maoists kill two people in West Bengal

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Sakhabanga Village (West Bengal), Aug 23(ANI): Two members of the Maoist Resistance Committee (MRC) in Sakhabanga village, 50 kilometres from Lalgarh in West Bengal's Midnapore district were found dead on Sunday.

It is suspected that Maoists killed the two, who were active members of the recently formed committee to resist Maoist activities in the area.

Karan Murmu and Lal Murmu, went missing on Saturday night (August 22), were found dead in a pool of blood on Sunday with bullet wounds on their bodies. The two were active members of the MRC.

Rupali Murmu, wife of Karan Murmu said that she was worried when her husband, having gone for a walk after dinner, did not return home till midnight.

Murmu further said she had no knowledge on who would have killed her husband and his accomplice.

Meanwhile, Maoists have called for a 48-hour shutdown, beginning Monday in Jharkhand, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh in protest against the arrests of two Maoists in Bihar on August 19. (ANI)

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