CISF open fire at Cooch Behar polling booth, blames mob

In a shocking incident, four people were killed in Bengal's Cooch Behar on Saturday as CISF opened fire outside a polling booth during the fourth phase of assembly elections in the state. Sources in the CISF have said preliminary information is that CISF and other security forces were attacked by a mob. First, they were attacked around 9:40 am and again an hour later, the polling booth was attacked. CISF resorted to firing in retaliation.