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Eight persons killed, one injured in Bihar road accident

Eight persons were killed and a minor boy was injured on Tuesday when a truck collided head-on with an auto rickshaw near Wahdiya mor in Banka district of Bihar, police said.

Maoists attack canal construction site, torch vehicles in Bihar

A group of armed Maoists attacked a construction site of a canal in Banka district of Bihar in the early hours Saturday, assaulting the workers and torching two excavator machines and a tractor.

Woman, her child commit suicide by jumping before train

A woman with her child today committed suicide by jumping before a train under Banka police station area in Bihar`s Banka district, police said.

Rs 6.9 lakh seized from vehicle, driver detained in Bihar

Unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 6.9 lakh was seized by police from a four-wheeler on Sunday and its driver was detained in Bihar`s Banka district.

Three die in stampede in Bihar

Three persons were killed and 12 others injured, some of them seriously, in a stampede as a crowd jostled to enter into a theatre to watch cultural functions on Makar Shankranti day in Bihar`s Banka district, a senior police officer said.

20 persons injured in two incidents in Bihar

Altogether 20 persons were injured today in separate road accidents in Bihar`s Purnia and Banka districts on Sunday, police said.

Security to be stepped in Bihar during holy `Shrawan` month

All police stations and outposts in Bihar`s Banka district have been alerted to take additional security measures during the Shrawan month as Maoists may target pilgrims, police sources said.

Four crushed to death by herd of elephants

In another case of man-animal conflict, four persons including three women were killed and others injured after they were attacked by a herd of wild elephants in villages of Bihar`s Banka district, officials said on Sunday.

RDX recovered from Maoist hideout

Police Wednesday recovered one kg RDX, 45 grenades, two rifles and two can bombs from a Maoist hideout in a forest area near Bagadhsawa village in Banka district today, police said.

Four dead during immersion of Durga idols

Four persons died in incidents of clashes and drowning during immersion of idols of goddess Durga in Bihar`s Banka district.

Five burnt to death in Bihar`s Banka district

Five people, including a former village body head, were burnt to death when a group of men attacked them and set their vehicle on fire in Bihar`s Banka district, police said Sunday.