Farmer shot dead in Bihar

Aurangabad(Bihar): A farmer was today shot dead by unidentified assailants at Kasturipur village in Aurangabad district, police said.

The assailants shot the farmer, identified as Sriram Sharma (72) from close range killing him on the spot, police said, adding a murder case has been registered against the culprits.

An investigation was underway to find out the motive behind the farmer's murder, they said.