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Judicial magistrate, guard injured in attack in Banka

A judicial magistrate and his police guard are injured in a bomb attack by anti-socials in Bihar's Banka district.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Banka, Bihar
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2007 09:05 AM IST

A judicial magistrate and his police guard were injured in a bomb attack by anti-socials in Bihar's Banka district, police said on Wednesday.

A first class judicial magistrate Janardan Prasad and his police guard were wounded when unidentified assailants hurled bombs at his car at a place under Katoria police station of the district late Tuesday night.

The guard, who was seriously injured in the attack, has been referred to Patna Medical College and Hospital, while the magistrate escaped with minor splinter injuries.

The service pistol of the guard and ammunition, besides some cash and mobile phone of the magistrate were also taken away by the attackers, sources said.

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