Two traders shot dead in Muzaffarnagar

Last Updated: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:17

Muzaffarnagar: Two traders were allegedly shot dead by unidentified men at Kairana town in Shamli district, police said on Monday.

The incident took place last evening when Shiv Kumar (48) and Rajender (38), both cousin brothers, were at a business establishment here and three bike-borne assailants opened fire on them for not giving extortion money, following which they died on the spot, they said.

Senior police officers rushed to the spot and launched a search operation, police said, adding no arrest has been made so far.
Meanwhile, irate traders staged a dharna and blocked the Panipat-Meerut Highway at Kairana.

PTI

First Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:17

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