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A 25-year-old BJP worker was hacked to death at Pinarayi in Kannur on Wednesday, an incident which comes two days after the murder of CPI(M) activist in the district.
The deceased has been identified as Remith, police said, adding, the incident occurred at around 10.30 AM near a petrol pump at Pinarayi.
Pinarayi is the home town of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
Kannur has witnessed a series of attacks on political workers in the recent past.
A CPI(M) activist and toddy shop worker, Mohanan (40) was murdered by a six-member gang at Pathiriyad in the district two days back, with CPI(M) pointing fingers at RSS for the attack.