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One killed, one injured in firing in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

A man was today shot dead and his driver injured when unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants fired at them here, on the outskirts of Delhi, police said.

The incident took place when Mintoo Gurjar was on his way back to after attending a date in the district near Hindon barrage on Vasundhara road here, SP city Akash Tomar said.

"Seven assailants on three motor cycles fired upon the car indiscriminately in which both of them received serious injuries," Tomar said.

A constable, who was near the spot, rushed them to a nearby hospital.

"Mintoo was declared brought dead at the hospital while Nagendra is still undergoing treatment," the SP said.

Mintoo was a resident of and his driver was a resident of Hasanpur in East

Police are suspecting Mintoo's old enmity with Sethi over a car parking dispute behind the attack.

An FIR has been lodged against Sethi and six unknown assailants for the shootout.

Police are raiding the possible hideouts of the criminals, he said.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 22:42 IST