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Shoot out in Gossaigaon: 3 killed

Three workers including a women were killed and three others sustained injury when miscreants fired upon a group of people who were building a bridge in Gossaigaon on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Kochugaoon Borbzar area at around 11-30 in the morning  when three motorcycle born youths halted and started firing indiscriminately at the workers engaged in the bridge construction site.

Identified as Rajjib Mushahary, Ashatun Bibi and Khairbur Sheikh were killed on the spot. Immediately after it the miscreants fled from the spot.

After arriving in the spot, security forces cordoned off the entire area to nab the miscreants. The injured were rushed to the hospital.  

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