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BJP leader DK Gupta shot dead by unknown assailants in UP Firozabad

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DK Gupta, who was divisional vice-president for BJP Firozabad, was leaving after closing his shop when the attack on him took place.

Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh: In yet another attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Uttar Pradesh, a local leader of the saffron party has been shot dead by unknown assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district, according to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sachindra Patel.

As per the eyewitnesses, three bike-borne assailants fired three rounds at BJP leader DK Gupta who later succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

Gupta, who was divisional vice-president for BJP Firozabad, was leaving after closing his shop when the attack on him took place on Friday night. "Gupta was leaving after closing his shop when three bike-borne assailants opened fire on him," Patel said.

The family members, according to the police official, had tried to take the victim to an Agra hospital after the incident but he could not be saved. "The family members have given the name of some suspects with whom the victim had some disputes. We will conduct investigations and arrest them soon," the SSP said.

Source : TIMESNOWNEWS

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