At least 41 people including three children were killed and over 38 others were injured as violence and accidents marred Holi celebrations in Bihar in the past two days, police said.
Several violent incidents were reported from many places as groups clashed with each other. Five people were murdered in Patna alone in group clashes while four persons died in two road accidents in Samastipur because of drunken driving.
Reports from Buxar, a woman at Pandeypatti village under Muffasil police station was shot at and injured on Monday when she opposed the playing of obscene songs by a group of youths near her house. One of the revelers whipped out a pistol and shot her.
Buxar’s SDPO Gorakh Ram said, “The firing happened during a dispute over the playing of songs. The woman has suffered a bullet injury in her leg. We are investigating the matter.”
In Nalanda, miscreants set on fire three huts at Miya-Bigha village and injured four persons when they opposed the playing of obscene Bhojpuri songs.
News Source: Hindustan Times