At least one person died while five others were injured after a blast occurred at Trinamool Congress’ party office in Makarampur of West Midnapore district on Thursday.Also Read - KMC Polls 2021: TMC Releases Candidate List For KMC Elections, Drops 39 Sitting Councillors

The deceased has been identified as a TMC member, Sudipta Ghosh. Of the total five injured, one person is extremely critical. Also Read - Somali: At Least 8 Killed, 17 Injured in Car Bombing in Mogadishu

The explosion took place at around 10 am. The injured were admitted to a hospital and the police have cordoned off the area. Also Read - Kolkata Municipal Corporation Polls Schedule Released. Check Dates Here

When members of the TMC reached the party office to attend a meeting, they opened the door and the bomb went off, according to Zee News sources.

The sources said it was also not known whether a crude bomb had exploded or a gas cylinder inside the party office led to the incident.

Pradyut Ghosh, TMC MLA of Narayangarh, said that the cause of the explosion could not be ascertained till noon and the police were looking into it.