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Used ammo found

Katihar: A bag of used cartridges and some arms material was recovered on Sunday near the railway bridge under North Eastern Frontier Railway of Katihar division has triggering panic under the area falling under Kursela police station, 45km west of the district headquarters. onfirming the recovery, superintendent of railway police of Katihar rail district Sukan Paswan said: “Prima facie, it seems that it is an old plastic bag and contains used cartridges of guns that were is use 30-40 years ago. A military vehicle might have passed through this area and the bag may have fallen down there.”

Bank Day

Bhagalpur: Officials and employees of Rasmek Sark branch, Bhagalpur branch of State Bank of India, celebrated Bank Day by organising a feast for slum dwellers on Sunday. Umbrellas were distributed among elderly residents of the slum.

Shops gutted

Patna: Six shops were gutted in a fire which resulted from an alleged short circuit at the Simli Chank area under Ram Krishna police station area. The incident occurred around 10am. A fire tender was pressed into service and it took more than an hour to douse the flames. There were no reports of any injuries or casualties.

Closure notice

Patna: The municipal corporation has issued notice to close down Gandhi Maidan branch of Ruban Memorial Hospital following a high court order.

Burnt

Jamui: One Guddu Ramani (22) was allegedly burnt to death by his in-laws at their house in Mahraidih village of the district on Sunday.

Coal salvo

Patna: Reacting sharply to the Centre’s denial to give coal-linkage for two thermal plants at Barauni, deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said it was a result of the Union government’s insensitivity and injustice towards Bihar.

Accident

Gopalganj: Two persons died and six others injured when a tractor carrying wedding party members turned turtle at Koini village under Manjha police station of the district on Sunday.

Grid fire

Bhagalpur (PTI): A fire broke out on Sunday at a power grid of the Bihar State Electricity Board at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur .

Body recovery

Gopalganj: The body of autodriver Ram AwadheshYadav was recovered near Saraswati cinema late on Sunday evening.

Death

Hajipur: Naresh Paswan (35), a labourer, was found hanging with the help of a towel from a tree at Astipur village under Sadar police station in Vaishali on Sunday.