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Journalist shot dead by Tripura State Rifles jawan

On September 20, a television journalist, Santanu Bhowmik, 28, was killed allegedly by some activists of a party in Mandai

IANS  |  Agartala 

Tripura journalist dead
Agartala: Women console a relative of the senior journalist who was killed in a firing by Tripura State Rifles jawan, in Agartala on Tuesday. PTI Photo

A journalist was shot dead on Tuesday by a (TSR) trooper during an altercation in Bodhjung Nagar in Tripura, police said.

"Tapan Debbarma, the bodyguard of the TSR's Second Battalion Commandant, opened fire killing Bhowmik on the spot," a police officer said.

The body of Bhowmik, a reporter of "Syandan Patrika" and local television channel "Vanguard", was brought to Gobinda Ballav Panth Medical College and Hospital here for postmortem.

On September 20, a television journalist, Santanu Bhowmik, 28, was killed allegedly by some activists of a party in Mandai, 35 km from here.

 

First Published: Tue, November 21 2017. 15:50 IST
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