Gunmen killed Congress councillor at Amritsar

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Gunmen killed Congress councillor at Amritsar
Three unidentified men gunned down a sitting Congress councillor at a wrestling arena in the busy Gol Bagh area of the city on Saturday.The incident took place at 7.15 pm, hours after state police chief Suresh Arora expressed ‘satisfaction’ over security measures taken by Amritsar police in wake of the June 6 Operation Bluestar anniversary.Pehlwan Gurdeep Singh, 42, councillor of ward number 50, was taking a shower after finishing his exercise when the assailants, with their faces covered, barged into the bathroom and pumped bullets into his body.Amritsar police commissioner SS Srivastva rushed to the spot along with additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP) Lakhbir Singh and other senior officials.