Bengal polls First time voter shot dead outside polling booth
| Saturday | 10th April, 2021
Sitalkuchi (WB): A first-time voter was shot dead by unidentified persons outside a polling booth in West Bengals Cooch Behar district on Saturday, police said.
The youth, identified as Anand Burman, was dragged outside polling booth number 85 in Pathantuli area of Sitalkuchi while voting was underway and shot dead, a police officer said.
The incident triggered a clash between TMC and BJP supporters and several people were injured as bombs were lobbed outside the booth.
"We have received information that a person was shot dead outside a polling booth in Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district.
"He was our polling agent and was going to the booth when TMC goons shot him dead.
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