A 25-year-old man died and 10 others were injured after two unidentified bicycle attackers opened fire at 10 sites in Begusarai district of Bihar on Tuesday night, police said, adding that the accused had no not yet been arrested.

Police say the first shot was reported in an area below the Teghra police station boundary shortly after 6 p.m. The attackers were heading towards Begusarai from nearby Samastipur district on National Highway 28, a senior police officer said.

“The other nine shootings were reported in the areas of Bachhwara, Phulwaria, Barauni and Chakia police stations within the next 40 minutes,” the officer added, on condition of anonymity.

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The 10 shootings took place less than 30 kilometers away and an investigation is underway to identify the accused. “We are reviewing CCTV footage from one of the firing points,” the officer said. “In the footage, the man driving the two-wheeler is seen wearing a helmet while the passenger has his face covered in a cloth.”

The attackers appear to have entered Patna district, said Satyaveer Singh, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Begusarai. “We have intensified the raids to find the accused. Their identity has not yet been established,” Singh said. “High alert has been raised in Begusarai and Patna districts.”

Meanwhile, the deceased has been identified as Chandan (25), a resident of Pipra village in Begusarai, who succumbed to his gunshot wounds at a local hospital, police said, adding that 10 other injured people were injured. been admitted to different hospitals, four of which are declared critical.

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Shortly after the incident, the BJP attacked the grand alliance government in Bihar. Union Minister Giriraj Singh, the BJP MP for Begusarai, said: “There is no government in Bihar, and no fear of the law among criminals.

Chitranjan Gagan, a spokesman for the RJD, said: “This incident was committed to tarnish the image of Bihar.”




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