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Apr 30, 2011 at 01:39pm IST

Hyd: MIM leader Owaisi injured in attack

New Delhi: Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader and Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi was attacked by unidentified persons in Hyderabad on Saturday.

The Chandrayangutta legislator is floor leader of the party in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly.

Akabaruddin, the brother of MIM President MP Assadudin Owaisi has been a admitted to the Owaisi Hospital in Santosh Nagar with grievous injuries.

Hyd: MIM leader Owaisi injured in attack

He has been a admitted to the Owaisi Hospital in Santosh Nagar with grievous knife injuries.

The police are suspecting local political rivalry as the reason for the attack.

The incident took place when Owaisi was visiting his Chandrayangutta assembly constituency in the old city of Hyderabad.

(With additional information from PTI)

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