Woman journalist shot, eggs thrown at her car in Delhi

Published: Jun 23, 2019, 14:46 IST | mid-day online desk

The incident occurred at 12.30 a.m. when Mitali Chandola was driving her Hyundai i20 car when the attackers in another car intercepted her and fired two shots aiming to kill her. She is now said to be in a stable condition

Woman journalist shot, eggs thrown at her car in Delhi
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New Delhi: A woman journalist on Sunday was shot and wounded by a group of unidentified men in east Delhi's Vasundhara Enclave. The incident occurred at 12.30 a.m. when Mitali Chandola was driving her Hyundai i20 car when the attackers in another car intercepted her and fired two shots aiming to kill her. She is now said to be in a stable condition.

Deputy Commissioner of Police Jasmeet Singh said, "She received bullet injuries on her arm and is out of danger. Prima facie it appears to be a case of family dispute." He added that efforts were on to nab the attackers.

Before escaping, the accused threw eggs on her car's windshield to prevent her from noting down their car number. "She called the police and was admitted to the Dharamshila Hospital. Her condition is said to be stable," the officer said. Chandola reportedly worked for a news channel based in Noida.

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Edited by mid-day online desk with inputs from IANS

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