Journalist Pankaj Mishra Shot At In Bihar


Patna: Bihar based journalist Pankaj Mishra shot by two bike borne assailants men on Thursday. Pankaj Mishra is working for Rashtriy Sahara Newspaper. His condition is critical as per reports.

This comes just two days after the cold-blooded murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh at her Bangalore home.

Mishra has sustained severe injuries in the firing and was shifted to a Patna hospital so he could get better treatment.

Mishra was attacked by assailants while he was exiting a bank and going towards his him home. Two bullets pierced his back which made him fall at the spot. Onlookers took him to the hospital and informed his family of the shooting.

The police also reached the spot along with the family and registered a case against unknown assailants and have begun investigation and are on the lookout to arrest the shooters.