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Man shot dead in Amethi clash, two others injured

Heavy police deployment was made and traders downed shutters as panic gripped the area after the shootout.

lucknow Updated: Jan 30, 2018 19:01 IST
Press Trust of India, Amethi
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Police officials said they suspected there was old enmity between the two parties involved. (File)

A man was allegedly shot dead and two others seriously injured on Monday in a clash between two groups in Amethi, police said.

Ashfak, son of Ansar, was shot dead near a bank in the Jagdishpur market on thec, they said.

Heavy police deployment was made and traders downed shutters as panic gripped the area after the shootout. Police officials said they suspected there was old enmity between the two parties involved.

District magistrate Shakuntla Gautam and superintendent of police KK Gehlot rushed to the spot after the incident, officials said.

First Published: Jan 30, 2018 18:58 IST