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Constable, home guard killed in Bihar clash

A policeman and a homeguard jawan were killed in a clash between homeguard personnel and district police in Rohtas district.

india Updated: May 25, 2006 13:02 IST
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A policeman and a homeguard jawan were killed in a clash between homeguard personnel and district police at Nokha Bazar under Nokha police station of Rohtas district on Thursday.

Official sources said jawans of district police and homeguard were engaged in a scuffle over some trivial issue at the premises of Nokha Bazar Samiti where they had been stationed in connection with ongoing Panchayat election. During the scuffle, an agitated homeguard jawan opened fire at district police personnel, killing a police constable Kamlesh Singh on the spot.

In retaliation, district policemen took a jawan of homeguard Antu Bind, in their custody and later lynched him, sources added.

Senior district officials rushed to the spot following the incident where situation was stated to be tense but under control.