Two dead in bomb attack in West Bengal’s Kankinara

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At least two people were killed and several others were injured on Monday night in an explosion in West Bengal’s Kankinara area in North 24 Parganas district.

According to the locals, unidentified miscreants lobbed a crude bomb on Monday night, leading to the blast.

Residents said that they fear for their lives and want the government to help them.

Heavy security has been deployed in the area after the explosion.

Kankinara has witnessed violence during the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections. The episode came in the backdrop of heightened political violence in the state.