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Former MLA shot dead in Bihar

December 23, 2004 09:53 IST

Motorcycle-borne assailants shot dead former Congress legislator Pankaj Kumar in Patna, Bihar, on Thursday, police said.

The attack took place when Kumar was going for his morning walk to a park in Jakkanpur locality, Senior Superintendent of Police N H Khan said.

Kumar, who had represented Congress from Hilsa assembly seat in Nalanda district, died on the spot.

His body was taken to Patna Medial College Hospital for post-mortem.

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