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Two opposition politicians shot dead in UP

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Two politicians belonging to the opposition and the were shot dead in separate incidents in on Thursday, police said.

corporator Ravindra Gujjar, 38, was shot dead by four unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants in Bhawaniram area of Jalaun while he was taking a late evening walk. He was rushed to a nearby medical facility where he was pronounced dead.

Senior police officials rushed to the crime spot.

BSP leader Kailash Chandra, 40, was shot dead at his house in Tigariya Bhood area in Amroha. Police said a pistol owned by him was found near the body.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 22:56 IST
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