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Bihar: Panchayat head of Harnaut shot dead


Nalanda (Bihar) : Panchayat head (Mukhiya) of Harnaut region in Bihar’s Nalanda District was shot dead by bike-borne assailants on Friday afternoon.

Newly elected ‘ Mukhiya’ Poonam Devi, a resident of Hasanpur, was on her way to Harnaut market when bike-borne assailants, said to be three in number, fired at her.

According to reports, she died on the spot after being hit by five bullets.

Reports also hint at personal vendetta being the reason behind the attack on Devi. (ANI)

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