Haryana singer shot dead by unknown assailants in Panipat

ANI | Updated: Oct 17, 2017 21:56 IST

Panipat (Haryana) [India] October 17 (ANI): A local singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya was shot dead on Tuesday by unknown assailants when she was leaving after a program in Panipat's Israna.

The assailants came in a car and fired five to six shots at her before fleeing away.

Dahiya, 22-years-old, a resident of Nahra-Nahri village of Haryana's Sonipat, was presently living in Narela of Delhi.

She was on way to her home at around 4:15 p.m. when the incident occurred.

She was accompanied by a male singer, her assistant and driver.

The body of the deceased singer has been sent to the mortuary at a general hospital.

An investigation is underway to nab the culprits. (ANI)