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Minor shot dead in front of family in Lucknow

lucknow Updated: May 30, 2013 12:39 IST

A 13-year-old boy was shot dead by unidentified persons in the Faridinagar area of Lucknow, police said on Thursday.

Maaz Ahmed, a student of class six, was shot at his home in front of his family members by three youths last night, they said, adding that the unidentified assailants later fled on a motorbike.

He was rushed to the trauma centre in a serious condition, where he was declared dead, police said.

Four bullet marks - three on the chest and one on the shoulder - were found on his body, they said.

An investigation is on, police said, adding that efforts are on to ascertain the motive behind the killing.