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Motorcylist killed in road accident, policeman hurt

A motorcylist was today killed in an accident on Shermari-Pirpaiti road in Bhagalpur district that sparked off protest by the locals who set ablaze a jeep and injured a sub-inspector of police, police said.

india Updated: Jul 05, 2012 14:06 IST
PTI
Hindustantimes

A motorcylist was on Thursday killed in an accident on Shermari-Pirpaiti road in Bhagalpur district that sparked off protest by the locals who set ablaze a jeep and injured a sub-inspector of police, police said.


One Md. Umar (25), a native of a village under Pirpaiti police station area, was riding a motorcycle when a speeding jeep hit the vehicle throwing him on the ground, Deputy Superintendent of Police(DSP) Md Irshad Imam said.

Umar died on the spot.

A mob gathered on the spot, set the jeep on fire, blocked Shermari-Pirpaiti road to protest against the incident and demanded compensation, he said.

The protesters pelted stones on the policemen in which a sub-inspector was injured, Imam said.

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