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Stray bullet hits polling official in Bihar

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An was injured after being hit by a inadvertently fired from a home guard's at a polling booth here on Sunday.

Shivendra Kishor, a government teacher, got injured at booth number 275 in Madhopur Sunder village which falls under station of the district.

said, "The was hit after a was mistakenly fired from the home guard's while he was cleaning it before the voting started."

Kishor, a resident of Ratrava village in Sitamarhi, was immediately rushed to the here. Later, he was referred to in neighbouring district.

Voting is underway for eight Lok Sabha seats in the sixth phase of the in

Polling is also being held on all ten seats in Haryana, eight in Madhya Pradesh, 14 in Uttar Pradesh, eight in West Bengal, seven in and four in

Counting of votes will be held on May 23.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 11:56 IST