A BSP leader, who contested the January 30 Uttarakhand Assembly elections from Mussoorie, was shot at by his aide here, police today said.
The incident occurred last night at Kuthal gate area when BSP candidate Manoj Sharma was on way to Mussoorie along with his aide Lalit Yadav, who pumped bullets into his stomach and fled from the scene, they said.
Sharma, who was driving the car, informed the police about the incident after which he was rushed to a hospital where his condition is said to be out of danger.
The reason behind Yadav committing the crime is not known yet, police said.
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