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BSP councillor shot dead

A municipal corporation member of BSP was shot at by two motorcycle-borne assailants near Guhana village of the district, police said today.

india Updated: Sep 17, 2011 23:52 IST

A municipal corporation member of BSP was shot at by two motorcycle-borne assailants near Guhana village of the district, police said today.

Ashok Chaudhry, a councillor from Ghaziabad, was attacked last nighton the Modinagar-Hapur road while he was going in a car to his brother's house in Modinagar with a relative, they said.

He was shot at by two assailants who were waiting for him on the road, the police said, adding that Chaudhry was rushed to local hospital in Modinagar in serious condition.

"Some property dispute is said to be the cause of the assault on the BSP leader," Superintendent of Police (rural) A K Mishra said.

The matter is under investigation, he added.