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Cong district president, bodyguard killed in blast

Press Trust of India  |  Koderma (Jharkhand) 

district and his personal were killed when unidentified assailants hurled a bomb on his vehicle in district, police said today.

The of Yadav's SUV was critically injured in the explosion that occurred near Dhab in station area on Koderma-border.

Yadav (50) died on the spot while his and the were seriously injured in the attack, of Police Shivani Tiwari said.

The succumbed to his injuries in a hospital here while the was shifted to a hospital in Ranchi, she said.

Yadav's SUV was attacked when he was returning from a stone crusher unit in district that he owned.

The reason behind the attack is being investigated, Tiwari said.

She said the had suffered serious injuries when unidentified gunmen fired at him about three months ago and he was recently released from the hospital.

Congress' unit Dr condemned the killing and demanded a CBI probe into the incident.

He also demanded immediate dismissal of the district's SP and in view of the incident.

'Jungle raj' is prevailing in Jharkhand, Kumar alleged and held the administration responsible for the killing.

The party called a bandh to protest against the killing.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 21:55 IST