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Shots fired outside AAP’s Okhla office

Amanatullah-Khan
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New Delhi, April 19: It is learnt that several shots were fired outside the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Okhla office in wee hours on Tuesday.

The Party MLA Amanatullah Khan has alleged that the shots were fired to target him, police said.

Khan termed shooting as “a desperate act by the Congress supporters”.

The shooting took place post Tuesday midnight outside the AAP office when three rounds were allegedly fired, police said.

Also, there a clash held between the supporters of AAP and Congress outside the party office minutes before the firing.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baaniya said a call was received at 12.10 a.m. regarding the clash between the workers of the two parties at Batla House Chowk after which the police rushed to the spot.

“Another call was received from AAP MLA Amanatullah about the firing at 12.57 a.m.,” the DCP said.

He said that no one was injured in the firing  both parties blamed each other for it.

“Both parties were asked to give written complaint but no complaint was received from them. Action would be taken as per their complaints,” he added.

Wefornews Bureau

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