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Shootout in Gurgaon: SUV topples on to auto after being fired at

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Last updated on: July 15, 2015 17:14 IST
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Unknown assailants opened fire on an SUV in Gurgaon in which a suspected gangster was travelling, causing it to topple over an autorickshaw and leaving its driver dead outside a mall on the busy MG road on Wednesday morning.

The shooting took place on MG Road outside the Central Mall in Gurgaon, just ahead of IFFCO Chowk. Photograph: PTI

The driver of the SUV was critically injured, police said.

The assailants, travelling in a car, fired on the SUV in which suspected gangster identified as Rakesh was travelling.

The incident happened at 11 am when Rakesh was going to Mehrauli from IIFCO chowk when the assailants fired at his car indiscriminately, police said.

Police arrive at the spot after unidentified men shot at a SUV in Gurgaon. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

While Rakesh escaped unhurt, his driver was hit by a bullet following which he lost control over the car causing it to topple over an auto rickshaw standing nearby. The driver of the auto was crushed to death on the spot, police said.

Rakesh, a history-sheeter, was recently released on bail, they said.

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