Seven policemen hurt in stone throwing in Bihar

Seven policeman were injured when a group of villagers threw stones at them when they raided Akuna village in Bhojpur district Friday to arrest some smugglers, police sources said.

Updated: Feb 11, 2011, 12:04 PM IST

Ara: Seven policeman were injured when
a group of villagers threw stones at them when they raided Akuna village in Bhojpur district Friday to arrest some smugglers, police sources said.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team from Badraha police
station raided the village to arrest some smugglers, the sources said.
The villagers surrounded the police team and threw stones
on them before heavy police reinforcements reached the spot
and controlled the situation, they said.
The injured policemen were given first aid at hospital,
the sources added.

PTI