A young man was killed and several others injured as unidentified miscreants opened fire at them in Dhianpur town of the district on Thursday.

Police said some shopkeepers were playing cards when unidentified persons, their faces covered, first tried to rob them and then opened fire. Arjinder Kumar, a post office employee, tried to overpower one of the miscreants but was shot dead. They managed to flee after looting cash worth lakhs from the shopkeepers. - PTI