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Gang war in Churu: 4 feared dead; broad daylight firing creates panic

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February 5, 2021 6:47 pm
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Churu gang war reportedly claims 4 lives.

Jaipur: A violent gang war created panic in Hamirwas area of Churu district as criminals opened indiscriminate firing on members of a rival gang.

The gang war took place between Sampat Nehra gang and Pradeep Swami Gang. The criminal from Sampat Nehra gang opened firing on the rival gang members. Three people were shot dead. In retaliation, Pradeep Swami gang members killed a criminal from Sampat Nehra gang. At least four people were killed in the gang war, according to preliminary reports. There were reports that those killed included two villagers who didn’t have any affiliation with a criminal gang; however, the police officials were ye to confirm this.

The gang war took place in Dhani Mauji village in Hamirwas police station area of Churu in the morning. Heavy police force was deployed in the village. Senior police officers were camping and the village was surrounded by armed policemen, as per the latest reports.

Three people died on the spot, while one was killed during treatment at a hospital. Sources said that Pradeep Nehra gang had been receiving threats from Sampat Nehra gang for the past few days. When three people were shot dead by Sampat Nehra gang members, the local villagers also retaliated. They injured a man who died while undergoing treatment at hospital.

First published: February 5, 2021
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