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Ara: Villagers and traders observed Agiaon Bazaar bandh on Sunday in protest against the murder of a youth and also blocked Ara-Akhgaon and Sandesh-Kulharia main roads for about four hours raising slogans against Bhojpur district  administration. They were demanding immediate arrest of the culprits. Theyalso  burnt tyres on the road.

Almost all the shops and business establishments remained closed at Agiaon Bazaar. The blockade was lifted after positive assrance from police officials.

One Suman Kumar Chaurasia was shot at and injured by some unidentified armed persons between Salempur and Mathiyapur villages under Chandi police station on September 15 when he was going to his native village from Ara on his motorcycle. He was admitted to Ara Sadar Hospital but the doctors there referred him to Patna Medical College and Hospital in a precarious condition. The family members admitted him to a private Paras hospital but he succumbed to his injuries on September 17 evening during treatment.

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