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BDO shot dead in Jharkhand's Giridih

The two were attacked in front of the BDO Prabhakar Mirdha's residence.


PTI Last Updated at 04 Aug 2018, 22:08 IST India
BDO shot dead in Jharkhand's Giridih

The Block Development Officer (BDO) of Gande and another person were shot at and injured by unidentified gunmen in Giridih district this evening, official sources said.

The two were attacked in front of the BDO Prabhakar Mirdha's residence. Mirdha received a bullet in his leg while the other person identified as Azad Mandal suffered an injury in his thigh in the firing, the sources said.

The two were now hospitalised. The identity of the assailants, who were on a two-wheeler, could not be established as yet, the sources said. The motive behind the attack was yet to be ascertained. Police have started an investigation into the incident, sources added.

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