UP: Temple priest killed, devotee injured in attack

Last Updated: Monday, November 29, 2010 - 12:21

Mirzapur: A temple priest was Monday
killed and a devotee seriously injured when unidentified assailants attacked them with iron rods in Chunar police circle here, police said.
Kamla Shankar Pandey (45), priest of Shiv Shankar
temple, was attacked by some persons this morning. Pandey died
on the spot, while a devotee, who tried to save Pandey,
received serious injuries in the attack, they said.
Old rivalry is said to be the reason behind the
murder, police said, adding that a manhunt has been launched
to nab the assailants.

PTI



First Published: Monday, November 29, 2010 - 12:21

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