An undertrial was killed and a constable critically wounded when a group of undertrials in a bid to escape exploded bombs forcing policemen to fire at them in the civil court campus in Munger on Monday.
Police said the incident occurred when the undertrials were boarding a police vehicle to return to the prison after their production in connection with cases.
Suddenly as they were about the board the vehicle, a group of undertrials, including Danny Yadav, Amit Mandal and Sujit Yadav, exploded bombs.
The policemen retaliated and fired at them.
While Danny Yadav, an undertrial, was killed on the spot, Mohammed Khairuddin, a constable, was critically injured in the explosion.
Another undertrial, Sujit Yadav, managed to escape. Raids were on to apprehend him, the police said.