Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead in Mansa district

Congress leader and Punjabi singer Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu was killed in an attack near village Jawaharke in district Mansa on Sunday evening.

He was taken to civil hospital Mansa where he was declared dead.

Three people were brought to the hospital, out of which Sidhu Moose Wala was dead

After giving primary treatment, the two injured have been referred to a higher institute

for further treatment," said Dr Ranjeet Rai, Civil Surgeon of Mansa Hospital.

It is learnt a bullet hit Moose Wala while he was in his Mahindra Thar, which he was driving.

Sidhu Moose Wala had left his village Moosa with his companions and was going to meet some known person.

Moose Wala, 28, was among the 424 persons whose security was withdrawn by Punjab Police on Saturday.

It is learnt that Moose Wala was to meet chief minister Bhagwant Mann pertaining to the security issue.