Four persons shot & injured near Itnal village

Bangalore: Four persons of a family were shot at and injured by a gang on Wednesday near Itnal village in Belgaum district, about 500 km from here, police said.

The injured have been hospitalised and are out of danger, they said.

The victims were proceeding in a jeep to Chikodi to appear before a court in an assault case when a gang in a van intercepted their vehicle, opened fire and escaped, police said.

Previous enmity is suspected to be the reason behind the attack, the said.