Jehanabad: 6 cops injured in stone throwing

Six policemen were injured when angry students threw stones at them to protest a truck hitting a student here in Bihar`s Jehanabad district today, police said.

Updated: May 11, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

Jehanabad: Six policemen were injured when angry students threw stones at them to protest a truck hitting a student here in Bihar`s Jehanabad district today, police said.

A student going to a coaching centre was injured when a truck hit him in the main market area here this morning, sources said.

The incident triggered protest by students who blocked the high way here, sources said.

As police tried to persuade them to lift the blocked, the students threw stones in which six policemen were injured.

Police later lobbed tear gas shells to control the situation, sources said.
Angry students also damage a police jeep during the protest.

PTI