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Vegetable trader shot by unknown in Bihar

Unidentified bike-borne assailants carried out a fatal shooting of a vegetable trader in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district. The incident occurred late Monday night, merely 50 meters away from the Pacharwa SSB camp under Mejarganj police station. The deceased has been identified as Rajiv Mehta (40), a wholesale trader of potatoes and onions. Mehta and another trader, Rampukar Paswan, were on their way home when the two armed assailants opened fire on them.

Mehta suffered three gunshot wounds, and Paswan sustained one injury during the attack. Both victims were rushed to the Mejarganj referral hospital, where Mehta tragically succumbed to his injuries, while Paswan is currently fighting for his life. The police are actively investigating the incident to identify the assailants and determine the motive behind the shooting.