One killed as armed men attack undertrial in train



Muzaffarnagar: One person was shot dead while three others managed to escape today when police fired at four armed men who attacked an undertrial in the Jammu Tawi-Delhi Shalimar Express, officials said.

"An undertrial prisoner Naresh was taken via train from Shahranpur to Muzaffarnagar under police custody for a court hearing, four armed miscreants entered the train in Deoband and opened fire at the prisoner," Deputy Superintendent of Railway police H K Mishra said.

The prisoner was injured in the incident while one of the four armed men died in the encounter he said adding three of the miscreants managed to escape.

The deceased was identified as Anis of Deoband and a case has been registered in this regard.

PTI