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Moment politician and his son are shot dead by angry villagers while inspecting...


An Indian politician and his son were shot dead in broad daylight in a row over a new rural road today.

Chote Lal Diwakar and his son Sunil were killed after an angry encounter with locals while inspecting the road in Uttar Pradesh. 

Footage shows the two gunmen arguing with the visitors before they eventually open fire, killing Diwakar and his son.  

Reports say the locals were enraged because the visiting politician was responsible for a new road which was set to cut across their land.  

A two-minute video of the clash shows the two gunmen holding rifles, one wearing a white shirt and one in a pink shirt. 

In an angry scene, a crowd of people were gathered on a narrow path as the gunmen held a lengthy argument with the visitors. 

Some people appeared to be trying to calm the gunmen, who at one point turned their backs and started walking in another direction.