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1 killed, 4 injured in stampede during Army recruitment drive

Press Trust of India  |  Dehri on Sone (Bihar) 

A stampede broke out during an Army recruitment drive in on Sone in Bihar's in the early hours today, in which one person was killed and four others were injured, police said.

The incident took place around 3 am when the aspirants tried to rush into Ground through the Police Lines gate to take part in a run, on the fifth day of the recruitment drive, of Police M S Dhillon said.

The deceased has been identified as Kumar from district, he said.

Kumar was declared as "brought dead" at a hospital.

Dhillon said he was among the five people who suffered injuries in the stampede.

The four others -- Vimlesh Kumar, Devbrat Kumar Shyamnandan Kumar Verma and Dharmendra Kumar -- were undergoing treatment at the in Sasaram, where their condition was stated to be out of danger, the SP said.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 13:50 IST