Trinamool leader killed in Bengal

Kolkata, Nov 13 (UNI) Unidentified miscreants on Monday gunned down a local Trinamool Congress leader at Joynagar in South 24 Parganas district in West Bengal.

The incident triggered violent reaction and an irate mob lynched a person suspecting him to be the killer, according to eyewitnesses.

The leader, Saifuddin Laskar, a party area president at Joynagar, was shot dead near his residence.

A posse of police force rushed to the spot to pacify the mob and bring the situation under control.

Tension was running high.

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