4 dead in shootout between Indian political parties

<p>THREE supporters of India’s ruling right-wing party and another from a rival regional party have been killed in a gun battle in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said today.</p> <p>At least 18 others were injured in the clashes that broke out yesterday in the eastern state that has been on edge since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) launched an aggressive campaign to win parliamentary seats last year.</p>

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