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'Gaal Nahin Kadni' singer attacked; 2 claim responsibility

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Popular Punjabi was shot at by unidentified assailants. is investigating two gangsters who claimed responsibility on Saturday for the attack.

The "Gaal Ni Kadni" was shot at late on Friday when he was heading home from in his Fortuner SUV with a friend.

Police said that a white Creta car followed singer's car from Chandigarh. It stopped in front of his car near Sector 74 of and fired shots at him.

While Verma and his friend were injured in the attack, they managed to speed away from the spot. Verma called up a of district for help.

The two were admitted to a private hospital in Both are out of danger.

district told the media that investigations were underway.

Verma is likely to be provided police protection following the attack.

Wanted gangster, Dilpreet Singh Dhahan, in his post on Saturday, claimed responsibility for the attack.

Members of the Sampat Nehra gang also claimed responsibility for the attack.

Police is investigating the reasons behind the attack on the 31-year-old singer, who shot into limelight with the foot-tapping number in 2017.

The hit song "Gaal Ni Kadni" has over 118 million views on

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 17:46 IST
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