Patna ward councillor attacked, relative injured

Gunmen fired at Prabha Devi, a ward councillor of Patna Municipal Corporation, at RajapurPul on West Boring Canal Road in the capital on Monday.

Patna: Gunmen fired at Prabha Devi, a ward
councillor of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC), at RajapurPul
on West Boring Canal Road in the capital on Monday, city
superintendent of police Kim said.

While Prabha Devi escaped unhurt, her brother-in-law
sustained gunshot injuries, the police said.
The incident occurred when Prabha Devi along with her
brother-in-law Ashutosh Kumar was going to inspect her plot in
the locality. Some gunmen reached there and fired at them,
the police said.

Police soon arrived on the spot and shifted Ashutosh to
Patna medical college and hospital (PMCH).
Angry locals gathered on the spot and set ablaze three
vehicles.
Raids were being carried out in the area to nab the
attackers, Kim said.

PTI

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