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Five inmates killed jawan to escape observation home

The juvenile inmates planned to flee the observation home after attacking the guard, police said. The incident took place when Singh was patrolling the remand centre at around 6.45 am.

Five inmates of a children’s remand home at Chhapra town in Bihar’s Saran district allegedly stabbed to death a guard (Agencies/Representative use)
Updated on Jan 15, 2023 12:09 AM IST
By, Patna

Bihar hooch tragedy toll at 70, authorities say tally could rise

The deaths of 70 people in Mashrakh, Marhaura, Ishuapur, Amnaur, Tariyya, Baniyapur and Parsa blocks of Saran district allegedly due to consumption of spurious liquor were the highest in such an incident since prohibition was brought into effect in Bihar in 2016.

Families mourn at a hospital after spurious liquor claims the lives of 70 in Bihar. (AFP)
Updated on Dec 18, 2022 01:18 AM IST

Saran hooch tragedy death toll mounts to 52; villagers stage protest

Out of the 52, the administration has taken possession of 34 bodies from their relatives for postmortem, while the remaining bodies were understood to have been hastily cremated.

Family members of the deceased demand probe into liquor trade in the state (HT Photo/Santosh Kumar)
Updated on Dec 30, 2022 08:28 PM IST
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