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Mob turns violent over schoolboy's death

Police fired in the air to disperse a mob that injured five policemen and burnt down a police jeep while protesting a schoolboy's death in an accident today.

india Updated: Sep 08, 2010 22:21 IST

Police fired in the air to disperse a mob that injured five policemen and burnt down a police jeep while protesting a schoolboy's death in an accident on Wednesday.

None was injured in the police firing and ten people were arrested for arson, police said.

Trouble broke out when a six-year-old schoolboy was crushed to death by a speeding car while walking to nearby government primary school near Randhi Bazar on Wednesday.

Angry locals blocked Darbhanga-Sitamarhi road and burnt the jeep and threw stones at policemen, they said adding, those injured included the officer in-charge of Jale police station.

Senior police and civil officials have rushed to the spot and have recovered the body, they said.