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Two Indian reporters shot dead in less than 24 hours

ndia is Asia’s deadliest country for reporters

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Gunmen have shot dead two journalists in 24 hours in separate incidents in eastern India, police and local reports said on Saturday, the latest media killing in Asia’s deadliest country for reporters. Rajdeo Ranjan, the local bureau chief for Hindi-language daily Hindustan, was travelling on his motorcycle late Friday in Bihar state when a group of unknown assailants shot him five times. “He was shot from very close range. We rushed him to a hospital where he was declared dead on arrival last night,” said local Siwan district police chief, Saurabh Kumar Sah. Sah said police were yet to ascertain…

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