Train passengers robbed, assaulted in Bihar

August 6th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS  

Patna, Aug 6 (IANS) Over three dozen armed robbers looted and assaulted the passengers of a train in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district early Friday, police said.
The armed men looted cash and valuables from nearly a dozen passengers of two air-conditioned bogies of Howrah-Delhi Lal Quila Express between Bansipur and Bhulai railway stations, about 150 km from here.

More than a dozen passengers were injured when they resisted the robbers.

Angry passengers later staged a protest at Kiul railway station.

Railway Police lodged a case in this connection.

In the last six months, over a dozen train robberies have been reported across the state.

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