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School student shot dead in Haryana

Posted on Nov 07, 05:13PM | IBNS

A school girl was allegedly shot dead by an unidentified motorcycle-borne assailant at Kaithal district in Haryana on Wednesday, said police.

Another school girl was injured in the incident.

The deceased was identified as Shikha. She studied in class eight.

The injured student was identified as Amandeep Kaur.

The incident occurred when they were going to school.

The assailant fled from the spot immediately after shooting Shikha.

Villagers and family members protested against the incident and placed Shikha's body on the Kaithal-Patiala road.

They also pelted stones and damaged two Haryana Roadways buses.

The injured girl was admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

The reason for attacking the girls is still unknown, said the police.