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Andhra MLA, former TDP MLA shot dead by Naxals in Vishakapatnam

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Sep 23, 2018, 2:45 pm IST
Updated : Sep 23, 2018, 2:45 pm IST

Araku MLA Sarveswara Rao and former MLA S Soma were killed in a Naxal-related attack in Dumbriguda Mandal, police said.

According to reports, the politicians were returning from a function when they were shot at point-blank range by the Maoists. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)
 According to reports, the politicians were returning from a function when they were shot at point-blank range by the Maoists. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Vishakapatnam: Two Telugu Desam Party MLA's were shot dead by Naxals in Andhra Pradesh's Vishakapatnam district on Sunday. 

Araku MLA Sarveswara Rao and former MLA S Soma were killed in a Naxal-related attack in Dumbriguda Mandal, police said.

 

According to reports, the politicians were returning from a function when they were shot at point-blank range by the Maoists. 

Police are investigating the incident and further details are awaited.

Tags: naxals strike, araku mla sarveswara rao, former mla s soma
Location: India, Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam