In the ongoing development regarding the Begusarai shooting, at least 1 person has been reported dead while 11 have been reported injured as bike borne gunmen went on a shopping spree earlier on September 13. The accused have not been identified as of yet. However, social media has been flooded with clips of two bike borne men, which are now being looked as the suspects of the mass shooting.

Earlier on Tuesday at around 5 pm, two bike born gunmen arrived at the Mahipur Chowk in Begusarai and fired indiscriminately at shops, houses and people. People who were going on about their usual day were struck with panic and were reported to be running helter-skelter as the air was filled with the sound of gunfire and smell of gunpowder.

In the aftermath of the mass shooting, 30-year-old Chandan Kumar is being reported to have died while 11 others are reported to be critically injured. Superintendent of Police Yogendra Kumar spoke to media and said that some injured were admitted to a government hospital in Begusarai while others were rushed to Patna for advanced treatment.

The SP also assured the situation to be under control and added that three teams have been formed to nab the accused. The incident has opened the state administration to receive flak from political parties and leaders.

The Facts of the Matter

Amid all the political turmoil in Bihar, a shocking mass-shooting was reported earlier on September 13 where two bike-borne men opened fire at different crowded spots and fired indiscriminately. So far, one person has been reported dead while 11 others have been reported to be injured and taking treatment. The incident was reported from Bihar’s Begusarai town and occurred sometime around 5 pm.


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Accused Fired Indiscriminately

Sometime around 5 pm, two bike borne gunmen arrived at the Malhipur Chowk and opened fire indiscriminately. The accused men targeted men, women, shops, houses, anything and everything that was around and in front of them. Fear and panic-struck locals were reported to be taking shelter or running helter-skelter to guard themselves from the spray of bullets.

Police said that the accused attacked locals who were found across locations like Barauni, Teghra, Bachwara, Rajendra Bridge 7 Barauni Thermal Chowk. Throughout the entire rampage, they continued firing at people and created a state of fear and panic.


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30-Year-Old Man Dies

In the aftermath of the mass-shooting, a 30-year-old man was reported to be injured. The deceased victim is identified as Chandan Kumar. Meanwhile, 11 others are reported to be critically injured. Some injured are admitted in Begusarai’s government hospital while others were rushed to Patna.

7 Police Officers Suspended

Seven police officials have also faced the wrath of the administration for allegedly failing to stop the accused. ADG Jitendra Singh Gangwar was quoted by ANI saying, “Prima facie, our patrolling party was on the streets. Still, they either couldn’t stop the criminals or couldn’t do checking. In this connection, seven Police officials have been suspended with immediate effect.”


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Few People Detained

Following the incident, multiple police teams have already been formed to nab the accused. On social media, clip of a CCTV footage shows the alleged bike-borne assailants. ADG Jitendra told ANI, “A separate investigation team collected CCTV footage, criminals can be seen on them. We’re verifying. A few people detained; they’re being questioned.”

 

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