New Delhi, February 12, 2020:
An Aam Aadmi Party volunteer died in Delhi last night after bullets were shot at an open car of the party’s MLA from Mehrauli, Naresh Yadav, while he was returning from a temple following his win in the election. Another worker has been injured.
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The worker, Ashok Mann, was reportedly standing behind the AAP leader and flashing victory signs when he was hit by the bullets. The incident occurred around 10:30 last night, when Naresh Yadav was in south Delhi’s Kishangarh village and was greeting supporters from an open car.
Meanwhile, one person has been detained in relation to the firing. According to sources, Mann was the target and not the MLA.
A tweet sent out from the Aam Aadmi Party’s official Twitter handle, read “Shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav and the volunteers accompanying him while they were on their way back from temple. At least one volunteer has passed away due to bullet wounds. Another is injured.”
“Volunteer Ashok Mann has passed away in the attack at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav. Today we have lost one of our family member. May his soul rest in peace,” it added.
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