Ballia (UP): An Assistant Engineer of Irrigation Department was shot at by a youth in Kotwali area, police said on Sunday.

VB Singh was allegedly shot at by Chandan Singh near a crossing here on Saturday night, Additional SP Ashok Tripathi said.

Singh sustained six bullet injuries in the attack, he said, adding that the engineer has been admitted to a Varanasi hospital in a serious condition.

Sleuths have launched a hunt to nab the accused.


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