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Youths attempt to rape girl, shoot at family members

PTI 25 Jun 2015, 12:29:21 IST

Muzaffarnagar : Four youths allegedly tried to rape a girl and shot at her two family members when they opposed them, the police said today.

The incident took place yesterday in Dewal village when the 22-year-old girl had gone to fields to collect grass and four youths tried to rape her, they said.

When her uncle and aunt who were also present there, tried to thwart their attempts, the accused shot at them and fled from the spot, they added.

A case has been registered against the four accused identified as Shamsher Ali, Javed, Khalid and Chaman.

The injured family members were rushed to hospital where their condition is stated to be critical, they said.