Two brothers shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

Two people - both brothers - were shot dead on Monday in Uttar Pradesh`s Baghpat district, police said.

Lucknow: Two people - both brothers - were shot dead on Monday in Uttar Pradesh`s Baghpat district, police said.

The incident took place in Bawli village when over a dozen armed men reached the house of the deceased and opened indiscriminate fire.

Raj Kumar (28) and Jayveer (25) were killed on the spot, a police officer told IANS.

Their neighbour Brahm Singh, who tried to come to their rescue, was critically injured and has been rushed to a nearby medical facility.

The officer said in 2010, Raj Kumar and Jayveer had killed a member of the Ajit alias Happu gang.

Monday`s killings were apparently carried out in revenge by the gang members.

Extra security personnel have been posted in the village as there is anger in the village over the killings, a home department official said.

 

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