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Man shot dead in Jalandhar by unidentified assailant

A 38-year-old man was shot dead on Friday by an unidentified assailant near a bus station in Noormahal area, the police said.

punjab Updated: Jan 22, 2016 16:01 IST
PTI
Jalandhar,Noormahal area,Vinod Kumar

A 38-year-old man was shot dead on Friday by an unidentified assailant near a bus station in Noormahal area, the police said.

Vinod Kumar, a resident of Noormahal area was shot thrice when he was returning home after dropping off his children at the bus stand, they said.

A priest of a local temple who had allegedly witnessed the incident was being interrogated by the police, said an official.

The police launched a manhunt to nab the accused and an FIR was lodged in this connection.

“The body has been sent for post-mortem examination,” they said, adding that further investigations were underway.

First Published: Jan 22, 2016 16:01 IST