AGP worker shot dead in Assam

Tezpur (Assam), Apr 13 : An AGP worker and prominent businessman of the area was today shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Assam&aposs Sonitpur district.

The police said that Omprakash Hazarika died on the way to Guwahati Medical College and Hospital after he was shot two bullets outside his residence at Gohpur this afternoon.

Angry AGP workers blocked National Highway 52 in protest against the killing. Police lathicharged to disperse the mob even as the area was in a grip of tension.

In a separate incident, two bodies were recovered from the banks of Gouranga River at Haltugaon in Assam&aposs Kokrajhar district, police said.