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Tripura State Rifles soldier kills journalist following altercation

Shubhanshu Sharma

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Published on 21 Nov 2017 11:56 AM GMT

Tripura State Rifles soldier kills journalist following altercation
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Agartala: A journalist was shot dead on Tuesday by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper during an altercation in Bodhjung Nagar in Tripura, police said.

"Tapan Debbarma, the bodyguard of the TSR's Second Battalion Commandant, opened fire killing Sudip Datta Bhowmik on the spot," a police officer said.

The body of Bhowmik, a reporter of 'Syandan Patrika' and local television channel "Venguard", was brought to Gobinda Ballav Panth Medical College and Hospital here for postmortem.

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On September 20, a television journalist, Santanu Bhowmik, 28, was killed allegedly by some activists of a party in Mandai, 35 km from here.

-IANS

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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