WATCH: Police thrash farmers, fire in air in Bihar


Patna: Police on Thursday opened fire at a gathering of farmers blocking the National Highway (NH) 57 near Narpatganj town in Bihar’s Araria district. Farmers had blocked highways protesting mismanagement and a stampede broke out in a school ground earlier in the day.

After getting information about the sale of urea, farmers had gathered in large numbers in the high school grounds. About a dozen people, including women, were injured in the stampede.

First published:December 30, 2021, 6:02 pm

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