Kolkata, Jan 14 (Agencies): The death toll in the January seven firing at a Lalgrah village in West Midnapore district rose to eight today with the death of an injured undergoing
treatment at a state-run hospital here.

Hospital sources said Gitali Adak, who was admitted to the SSKM hospital, succumbed to serious injury in her stomach.

Seven persons, including two woman, were killed and over 20 injured in the firing by alleged CPI-M cadres on a crowd at Netai village in the Lalgarh police station area in the
Maoist-affected West Midnapore district which Governor M K Narayanan described as a "day of sorrow and shame" for the state.