Woman shot by men on bike

New Delhi: A 32-year-old woman who went out to buy grocery near her house here was shot and wounded by two bike-borne attackers, police said on Wednesday.

The incident occurred on Tuesday night around 10 p.m when Rahima Begum went to a shop in Zakir Nagar.

“Seeing her alone, two unknown attackers on a bike who were waiting for her fired twice to kill her. One of the bullets hit her shoulder,” said a police officer.

Begum was rushed to the AIIMS Trauma Centre.

“Begum stays with her minor daughter and mother in Zakir Nagar and said to be a BJP worker as per the statement of her neighbours,” the officer added.

“We are trying to ascertain the identify of the attackers,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Chinmoy Biswal said.