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Police inspector among two killed in encounter in Khagaria

Press Trust of India  |  Khagaria (Bihar) 

An was among two persons killed and a injured in a gunbattle with a group of anti-socials in a remote part of district early Saturday, the police said.

Acting on a tip off that the group was camping in the area, when a police team had gone to 'Dudhela Diyara' region the gang fired at them and an encounter ensued at about one am, of Police Khagaria, Meenu Kumar said.

About 100 rounds of fire were exchanged in the encounter which lasted a few hours killing (30), posted as in-charge of station, and injuring who was admitted to a hospital in neighbouring Bhagalpur, she said.

A member of the gang was killed in the gunfight, while the rest fled. He was yet to be identified, she said.

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 14:00 IST
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