Hyderabad Man Studying In Chicago Shot At By Assailants


Hyderabad: The 35-year-old Hyderabad resident is battling for life at a Chicago hospital. A Hyderabad resident is battling for life after being allegedly shot at by unidentified assailants in Chicago, US.

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Mohammad Akbar, who is pursuing higher studies in Chicago in Ilinois state of the United States. Akbar, who hails from Hyderabad, was admitted to a Chicago hospital in a critical condition.

According to reports and information provided by the family, Akbar was allegedly shot at by assailants on Saturday morning when an argument broke out at a parking lot in Albany Park neighbourhood of Chicago. Hearing the gun shot, locals rushed to Akbar’s help and took him to a nearby hospital.

The county police has started investigating the attack and is trying to trace the alleged assailants.

Akbar’s family in Mallapur area of Hyderabad has requested the Telangana government and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for help.