The political killings continued unabated in West Bengal. In the latest incident, a Trinamool Congress leader was shot by some unidentified assailants in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. The TMC leader has been identified as Humaipur village head Ardosa Bibi's husband, Sofiul Hasan. The incident happened when Hasan was on his way towards Hariharpara. The reason behind the murder has not been ascertained and the investigation is underway. The ruling TMC blamed BJP-backed miscreants for the incident. TMC called for a 12-hour shutdown in Chinsurah to protest against the incident.