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Journalist attacked in Maharashtra

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A working with a vernacular daily was injured in an attack by unidentified persons in district of Maharashtra, a senior police said Friday.

The incident took place Thursday night when the journalist, identified as Murad Patel,was returning home in Khandala taluka of district, around 250km from here, the said.

The journalist, employed with a vernacular newspaper, was attacked with stones and suffered head injuries, Superintendent of Police told

Police have registered a case under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder) against unidentified persons, she said, adding no arrest has been made yet.

According to the police, Patel is undergoing treatment at a local hospital and his condition is stated to be stable.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 13:50 IST