A student from an Industrial Training Institute in Haryana’s Sonipat was shot inside the classroom by two of his classmates on Friday. The police have registered a case of attempt to murder against the boys who are currently absconding. Both the students are in the age group of 16 to 17 years. The accused had brought the country-made pistol concealed in his bag, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sonipat, Rahul Dev said.

“CCTV footage purportedly shows two boys approaching the victim from behind, who was chatting with other students in the classroom. One of the two boys then took out a pistol from his bag and shot the victim in the back,” Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sonepat, Rahul Dev was quoted as saying.

The victim was identified as Mohit and the accused were recognised as Sumit and Kunal. The police has registered a case of attempt to murder against the two boys who are absconding. Other students and authorities are also being questioned by the police.

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