Assam Unidentified dead body Guwahati Panikhaiti
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A truck driver from Assam has been shot dead on Tuesday near the IMC Hall in Dimapur.

According to reports, the trucker has been identified as 31-year-old Jiten Gogoi, who hailed from Dhemaji district in Assam.

Police said the incident took place around 2.30 am.

The body was recovered in the morning around 7 am.

According to T Reo Aye, the public relations officer of Dimapur Police, the miscreants involved in the incident are yet to be identified.

Police further informed that the trucker was shot with a .22 pistol from a close range.

The truck was reportedly carrying essential commodities.

A case has been registered at the West Police Station in Dimapur.

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