Kapilvastu : A civilian has died in Krishnanagar in Kapilvastu district after getting hit by a bullet fired by the police on Thursday afternoon. Police had opened fire at the locals who violated the curfew imposed by the local administration following clashes between two religious groups.
The deceased has been identified as Suraj Kumar Pandey.
The local administration had imposed a curfew at Krishnanagar after tension flared between two religious communities. Some police personnel were also injured trying to control the agitating crowd.