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Sachin Pilot`s uncle shot in UP

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 18:56

Hapur: An uncle of Union Minister Sachin Pilot was on Tuesday shot at in Uttar Pradesh`s Hapur town, leaving him critically injured and on life support, police said.

Ashok Kasana, 60, was sleeping in his cattle yard in Nizampur locality when two men scaled a wall and barged in before dawn.

One of them opened fire from a .38 pistol while the other stabbed him with a knife, after which both fled.

The victim`s sons rushed him to a hospital in Ghaziabad. His pancreas, intestines and liver suffered gunshot wounds. After a six-hour surgery, the patient was put on life support.


First Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 18:56

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