Gorakhpur (UP): A Samajwadi Party worker was shot dead by unidentified assailants at his residence in Sahabganj area of the district, police said on Tuesday.

45-year-old Merajul Hasan, who was also a Nagar Nigam contractor, was fired upon by some men last evening while he was talking on his mobile phone in the verandah of his residence, the police said.

Hasan was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.


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