Allahabad: A man was shot dead while his
brother was critically injured as unidentified assailants
fired at them on the outskirts of the city today, police said.
The incident took place this afternoon in Bamrauli,
adjacent to the headquarters of the Central Air Command of the
Indian Air Force, police said.
The brothers were returning home on a scooter from a
bookshop owned by them when the assailants shot at them. One
of them died on the spot while the other was admitted to a
hospital in a critical condition, they said.
No arrests were made till late in the evening though
police were suspecting the role of a neighbour with whom the
family had a long-standing property dispute.