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@imagetag: Photo: IBNLive]A local Samajwadi Party leader and his brother were shot dead by unidentified assailants, who decamped with their jewellery in Saidpur area, police said on Saturday.

Ajay Barnwal (50), vice-president of SP Vyapaar Sabha, and his brother Vijay Barnwal (40) were shot at when they were returning home after closing their jewellery shop late on Friday evening, they said. Police said the motorcycle-borne assailants later escaped with jewellery and cash.

The duo were taken to Varanasi for treatment where doctors declared them brought dead, they said.

PM pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand

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PM pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand

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Putin tells pro-Russia revels to allow trapped Ukraine forces to retreat

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PM Modi greets people on Ganesh Chaturthi

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Trial of downed MH17 flight could be held either in Malaysia or ICJ

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Australian PM Tony Abbott to visit India next week

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