Bihar polls:Firing in Purnea

Patna, Nov 7 (IANS) Five rounds were fired at a polling booth in Dhamdaha in Purnea district. The firing incident was triggered after heated arguments between villagers and security forces who allegedly beat up voters for breaking a queue at booth number 282. Police detained three persons even though it was not clear who fired the shots. No official statement had come forth on the incident till the time of filing of the report.

Villagers alleged that a security personnel hit a villager in the head with a baton, leading to a wordy duel.

Similarly, villagers were involved in altercations with security personnel in Supaul and Araria.

Villagers of Triveniganj in Supaul boycotted voting over non-development in the area.


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