Kolkata: A youth was shot by unidentified assailants at the Entally area of the city on Wednesday night. Muhammad Ashraf a resident of Tiljala was shot in front of the Holy Child School while returning from a relative’s house.
Ashraf suffered serious injury and was rushed to the National Medical College. He was later shifted to SSKM Hospital after his condition deteriorated. A similar attempt on his life had earlier been made.
Police said that the shootout might be an act of revenge as Ashraf too has a criminal background. A case has been registered and an investigation has been launched.