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40-year-old doctor shot dead at Uttarakhand govt hospital

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a doctor on duty at Jashpur Government Hospital in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district on Wednesday morning.

dehradun Updated: Apr 20, 2016 17:48 IST
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The 40-year-old doctor hails from Bihar’s Gaya district.(Representative Photo)

Unidentified gunmen shot dead a doctor on duty at Jashpur Government Hospital in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district on Wednesday morning.

Paediatrician Dr Sunil Kumar Singh was on OPD duty when he was shot and killed at a point blank range.

The 40-year-old doctor hails from Bihar’s Gaya district and stays with his family on the hospital campus.

An investigation has been ordered into the incident.

First Published: Apr 20, 2016 17:48 IST