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Ex-chairman shot dead by miscreants

Berhampur,November 24:  The ex-chairman of Buguda Balkrushna Patra was shot dead by some unidentified miscreants at Adipur street in Berhampur here today.

According to police, two unidentified miscreants shot two rounds from a close range at him when  he was returning from a brick kiln on his bike. Patra, who sustained two bullet injuries on his head, died on the spot.

The exact cause of the murder is not yet known, police, however, suspects either political or business rivalry could be the reason.

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