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Sahibabad shootout: Death toll reaches 4

Last Updated: Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 15:19

Ghaziabad: With the death of one more person, the toll in the shootout between two feuding gangs in Sahihabad has reached four, police said on Sunday.
Dheeraj, a member of the Sundar Bhatti gang, succumbed to his injuries in a hospital yesterday, they said. Earlier three persons were killed in the shootout between Sundar and Narender Bhatti gangs during a marriage ceremony on Friday.
Meanwhile, police has formed four teams to arrest the killers, SSP Raghubir Lal said, adding that spent cartridges recovered from the site confirm that sophisticated weapons, including AK-47, were used in the firing.

Narender Bhatti, a local body chairman in Gautam Budh Nagar, was gunned down by members of rival gang of Surinder.

Since then, the former`s men were eyeing a revenge and Friday`s incident is being seen in that light, Lal said.

Sunder was attending a family wedding function when the shootout took place, he said.


First Published: Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 15:19

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