NEW DELHI, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Two political workers of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) were killed by unidentified gunmen in India's western state of Maharashtra, police said Sunday.
The duo was killed Saturday evening at Ahmednagar district, about 250 km east of Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra.
"Two youth wing leaders of NCP Yogesh Ralebhat and Rakesh Ralebhat were shot at by unidentified assailants last evening. The assailants are said to have come on a motorbike and shot bullets at them through a country made weapons," a police official said.
"Though both of them were immediately removed to the nearest hospital but they succumbed there during treatment."
Police have registered a case and ordered an investigation into the incident.
The killing came three weeks after two political activists from Shiv Sena were killed in the similar incident.