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Bihar: Senior JD(U) leader Kailash Mahto shot dead by unidentified assailants in Katihar

The incident took place in Katihar's Barari Police Station limits, in Pokharia Tola area, which is just one and a half kilometers away from the police station. Kailash Mahto was the co-founder of JD(U).

Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: April 27, 2023 23:03 IST
JD(U) leader Kailash Mahto
Image Source : INDIA TV JD(U) leader Kailash Mahto who was shot dead by unknown assailants in Bihar

Bihar: A senior Janata Dal United - JD(U) leader Kailash Mahto was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Katihar on Thursday.

The incident took place in Katihar's Barari Police Station limits, in Pokharia Tola area, which is just one and a half kilometers away from the police station. Kailash Mahto was the co-founder of JD(U).

The 65-year-old JD(U) leader was rushed to the hospital, however, doctors declared him dead.

The shooters after killing Mahto fired shots in the air and escaped from the crime spot.

According to reports, Mahto had given an application to the police in which he mentioned about being targeted by criminals.

Barari police reached the hospital and took the dead body in it's possession. Further investigation has been initiated in the case.

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