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Delhi Police constable shot at in Dwarka

One police constable was shot at while a home guard sustained injuries after they were attacked by armed assailants during patrolling in sector-23 Dwarka, in the wee hours of Monday.

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 16-03-2020 10:53 IST | Created: 16-03-2020 10:53 IST
Delhi Police constable shot at in Dwarka
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One police constable was shot at while a home guard sustained injuries after they were attacked by armed assailants during patrolling in sector-23 Dwarka, in the wee hours of Monday. Police constable Rajiv and home guard Ajay Kumar were patrolling in the area at around 4:00 am today when they observed some movement of a group of suspicious persons inside a scrap shop in village Bharthal.

When they tried to stop them, the assailants opened fire at Constable Rajiv which hit him. The assailants also attacked Ajay on his head with some blunt object. Rajiv while falling on ground retaliated and fired but the assailants managed to escape. Both the injured were immediately shifted to the nearby Venkteshwara Hospital. Rajiv is being operated upon.

Further investigation is underway. (ANI)


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