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Mob attacks police station over road accident, 25 arrested

Press Trust of India  |  Aurangabad (Bihar) 

Minutes after a motorcyclist was crushed to death today in Bihar's district, a group of people gathered outside a nearby station, hurled stones at it and set fire to trucks, prompting to arrest 25 of them, a said.

Twenty-year-old was run over by a sand-laden truck laden near Dihara Jhumar village in Baarun station area of the district this morning, of Police, Aurangabad, Satya Prakash said.

"Angry villagers alleged that the inability of the police to regulate traffic had caused the accident and attacked station, pelting it with stones, and set fire to a dozen trucks parked nearby," the SP said.

Police resorted to "mild use of force" to quell the mob and arrested 25 people, he said, adding that efforts were on to nab the truck driver, who fled the spot after crushing the motorcyclist to death.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 17:15 IST
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