Madhubani: Curfew was imposed in Bihar's Madhubani district after students set fire to five police stations and attacked two railway stations with the police opening fire injuring three persons.

The students threw stones and set ablaze the Basopatti, Khajauli, Kaluwahi, Jainagar and Rajnagar police stations on the second day of protest against the killing of a schoolboy last month, police sources said.

The police fired on the protestors at Jainagar police station injuring three persons,  Director General of Police Abhayanand said.

The three injured were hospitalised.

Jainagar's Sub-Divisional Police Officer Pankaj Kumar said that the protesters looted goods from shops.

The agitators set fire to the Basopatti block office and a seed distribution centre at Kaluwahi block office, besides torching dozens of vehicles, the sources said.

A group of protesters raided the Rajnagar railway station and damaged the rail signal control panel, while railway property was also damaged at the Jainagar station, they said.

Following the large-scale violence and arson, curfew was imposed for a day by the district administration as a precautionary measure.

(Agencies)

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