Mob burn Bihar police station, constables injured
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 16:10
Madhubani: Angry locals today set ablaze a police station apparently being angry when a truck ran over a youth at Jhanjharpur in Bihar's Madhubani district.

Two constables - R N Tiwari and P P Yadav - of Jhanjharpur police station suffered injuries in the attack, sources said.

The police said Md Safiq was killed when a speeding truck hit him at Barmu village near the police station.

Locals blocked Jhanjharpur-Fulparas road before attacking Jhanjharpur police station which they burnt by dousing kerosene and petrol.

While some police officers present there escaped, Tiwari and Yadav suffered injuries when the mob pelted them with stones and brickbats, sources said.

The police said they also burnt the official jeep, quarters of some policemen and seized motorcycles and four-wheelers.

Police patrol has been intensified and senior police officers were camping on the spot, sources said.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 16:10

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