Karnal, Feb. 13 -- A 48-year-old man was shot dead by four unidentified persons near Ghogripur village of Gharaunda subdivision in Karnal on Tuesday morning, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Bijender Mann of Ghogripur village.

As per the information, the victim was a property dealer and had been living in Mohali for the past few years. He had come to his village only three days ago.

According to eyewitnesses, the murder took place in the morning when the victim had come to his farmhouse on Hansi-Munak road.

They said four masked men reached his farmhouse in a car and called him outside. After talking to the victim for a few minutes, they opened fire at him, they added.

Two bullets were pumped into Mann, killing him on t...