Man shot at in train near Katni, injured

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 14:50

Katni (MP): One person was critically injured when a group of unknown youths shot at him on the Mumbai-bound Mahanagari Express, police said.

The incident took place last night near Niwar railway station, about 15 km from here. The victim Bablu Gupta hails from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, they said.
According to police, Gupta was travelling to Mumbai in the general bogey of the train, when around nine o`clock, around five assailants shot at him and fled away after pulling the chain of the train.

Gupta was rushed to a hospital in Katni, from where he was referred to Jabalpur Medical College Hospital. He is in a critical condition, police said.
Police are yet to ascertain the reason behind the attack. A case has been registered and police have launched a search to nab the accused.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 14:50

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