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Rahul expresses shock at killing of Youth Congress leader

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today expressed shock at the murder of the party's youth wing in Kerala's district and hoped the perpetrators of the "cowardly" act are brought to justice soon.

Gandhi also conveyed his condolences to the family of the slain youth TH

"I'm shocked to hear about the murder of AYC General Secretary, T H I hope the perpetrators of this cowardly act are brought to justice soon. My condolences to his family. May his soul rest in peace," the tweeted.

Youth Congress and Mattanur party Block Secretary was hacked to death allegedly by CPI(M) workers in district.

The incident occurred late last night when four assailants came in a car and hurled crude bombs and attacked the victim and two other party members with machetes.

member and former defence minister A K Antony said the killing of Shuhaib was the latest episode of "red terror" unleashed by ruling the CPI(M).

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 19:35 IST