Minutes after the incident, the locals rushed him to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The accused are on the run.
A case has been registered in this regard and further investigation is on.
This is not the first incident; even on November 21, a journalist was shot dead by a Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper during an altercation in Bodhjung Nagar in Tripura. He was taken to G B Hospital in Agartala where the doctors declared him brought dead.
On September 20, a television journalist, Santanu Bhowmik, was killed allegedly by some activists of a party in Tripura's Mandai village.