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8-yr-old raped in Amethi

Press Trust of India  |  Amethi (UP) 

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped by some unidentified persons in Hardoiya village here, police said today.

The minor was admitted to a nearby hospital, but due to lack of medical facility she was later referred to in Lucknow. Her condition is stated to be critical, the police said.

On the complaint of her grand father, the police have lodged an FIR against some unidentified persons and investigation is on, the at Musafirkhana, PN Singh, said.

In a separate incident, a 24-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by two assailants in Pichhuti village today.

was attacked when he was out to attend nature's call, the police said.

On complaint of family members of the deceased, an FIR was lodged against two persons, the police said, adding that the accused will be arrested soon.

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 00:05 IST