Congress MLA Aditi Singh was attacked by unidentified men while she was on her way to the district panchayat office where voting was taking place on a no-confidence motion against Panchayat head Avadesh Singh.
According to reports, Aditi Singh's convoy was followed by some men who also opened fire. Three cars in the convoy, including the one in which the MLA was seated, overturned.
The incident took place near the Bachrawan toll plaza.
Aditi Singh, who is the daughter of former Congress MLA Akhilesh Singh, was injured and taken to the district hospital.
Aditi Singh is a first time MLA.
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