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Jharkhand: 2 officials of private mining company shot dead

Two senior officials of a private mining company were shot dead by unidentified assailants at Chhotapahar in Pakur district.

india Updated: Oct 12, 2009 08:45 IST

Two senior officials of a private mining company were shot dead by unidentified assailants at Chhotapahar in Pakur district on Monday.

Deputy Director of Panem Mining Company Dinanath Sharan and Assistant Mines Manager Sheetal Prasad were taking a morning walk when the assailants opened fire at them at around 5.30 am, Sub-divisional Police officer Harinarayan Mahali told reporters.

The incident comes close on the heels of the killing of a police inspector in Ranchi, a SBI Branch Manager in Palamau and an assistant engineer in Gumla.