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Broadcast journalist killed in northeastern India

Sun Online Desk     21st September, 2017 03:05:13 printer

Broadcast journalist killed in northeastern India

Police say a journalist from a local television network was abducted and killed while covering a protest rally in India's remote northeastern state of Tripura.

 

Police chief A. K.

Shukla says Shantanu Bhowmick, a news reporter working for "Dinraat" or "Day and Night" news broadcaster, was reporting on a road blockade by a political party representing indigenous tribal people when he was abducted late Wednesday.

 

Shukla says Bhowmick was later found with multiple stab injuries and died before he could be taken to a hospital.

 

He was the second journalist to be killed in India this month. Gauri Lankesh, the editor of a weekly and a fierce critic of Hinduism, was shot and killed outside her home in Bangalore on Sept. 5.


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