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A Bajrang Dal activist was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Saran district, police said on Tuesday.

Piyush Anand was shot dead near a petrol pump in Saran's Aloni Bazar on Monday night, a police official said.

Anand was the son of a local BJP leader. Police have lodged a case and started a probe into the incident.