Faridkot (Pb), Jul 29 (PTI) A man was shot dead today by unidentified assailants outside his rice-sheller unit at Jaito-Bajakhana Road here, police said. Also Read - 13 killed, 18 injured as truck runs into marriage procession in Rajasthan

Pappu Kochhar was shot dead when he reached his unit after having lunch, they said. Also Read - Two youths killed after car falls into gorge in Shimla

As he came out of his car, one of the assailants shot at him four times. He died on the spot, Faridkot DSP Davinder Singh said. Also Read - Police team attacked in J-K's Rajouri; four arrested

The assailants fled from the spot, the police said.

A case has been registered and manhunt has been launched to nab the accused. The body has been sent for post mortem, they said.PTI CHS

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