Local Congress leader shot dead in Jharkhand
Gumla: A local Congress leader, who was also a village head, was on Monday shot dead by unknown assailants at Palma Dipa area of Gumla district, officials said.
Chandra Nath Bhagat, who was going somewhere by a motorcycle, was shot by three bike-borne gunmen around 7.30 pm, sub-divisional police officer Deepak Kumar said.
Locals immediately rushed the critically wounded victim to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in Ranchi where he succumbed to the bullets, he added.
Bhagat was the mukhiya (head) of Turiamba village and was a local Congress leader.
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