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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 - 11:57
Fearless Indian jourmalist shot dead
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Police say that a prominent Indian journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics has been shot dead in the southern state of Karnataka.

Gauri Lankesh, 55, was found lying in a pool of blood at her doorstep in the city of Bangalore.

She was shot in the head and chest by gunmen who arrived by motorcycle. The motive for the crime was not clear.

Moreover, activists say that Indian journalists are being increasingly targeted by radical Hindu nationalists.

Picture of Gauri Lankesh

Police officials investigate the crime scene at the house of 55-year-old Gauri Lankesh

Family members and relatives of 55-year-old Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead by unknown assailants in the porch of her home in Bangalore mourn her death overnight

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