Newspaper editor shot dead in Assam

 Guwahati, Mar 25 : Unidentified gunmen tonight shot dead Anil Majumder, the Editor-in-Chief of a local Assamese daily 'Aji', who had been writing in favour of ULFA coming for talks with the government.

Majumder, in his late 30s, was shot dead by youths near his residence on Rajgarh Road, police sources said.

Majumder was accosted by a seven-member unidentified group while opening the gate of his residence on return from office and fired at from point blank range.