Bihar: 1 killed, 4 injured in stampede during army recruitment drive in Dehri on Sone

Dehri on Sone: A stampede broke out during an army recruitment drive in Dehri on Sone in Bihar's Rohtas district in the early hours on Monday, in which one person was killed and four others were injured, police said.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

The incident took place around 3 am when the aspirants tried to rush into BMP Ground through the Police Lines gate to take part in a run, on the fifth day of the recruitment drive, Superintendent of Police MS Dhillon said.

The deceased has been identified as Mukesh Kumar from Gaya district, he said.

Kumar was declared as "brought dead" at a hospital.

Dhillon said he was among the five people who suffered injuries in the stampede.

The four others — Vimlesh Kumar, Devbrat Kumar Shyamnandan Kumar Verma and Dharmendra Kumar — were undergoing treatment at the Sadar Hospital in Sasaram, where their condition was stated to be out of danger, the SP said.

Updated Date: Jan 10, 2018 14:37 PM

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