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Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala shot dead day after cops withdrew his security

Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead in a firing incident at Jawaharke in Mansa district on Sunday.

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Reports say that two other people were hurt in the same incident in which more than 30 shots were fired. Moosewala was in a very bad way when he was taken to the civil hospital in Mansa, where he was pronounced dead.

The incident happened a day after the Punjab Police ordered him and more than 420 other people, including former MLAs, Jathedars of two Takhts, heads of Deras, and police officers, to give up their security.

(With help from the Punjab bureau and other organisations)