Patna, Jan 31 (Agencies): Hundreds of junior doctors in Bihar went on an indefinite strike on Monday. They are demanding action against a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator and his bodyguard who fired at three interns of a hospital in Gaya district.

Three interns of the Anugrah Narain Magadh Medical College Hospital (ANMCH) in Gaya sustained injured on Sunday night when the security guard of RJD legislator Surendra Prasad Yadav fired at them after a tiff over the treatment of a woman patient.

According to police officials, Yadav’s supporters misbehaved with doctors at the emergency ward over the treatment of a woman patient. After the doctors protested, Yadav's security guard opened fire, injuring three interns.

Soon, relatives of other patients and locals joined the protesting doctors and set a police jeep on fire.

The functioning of the ANMCH was halted late Sunday night following the incident and the doctors struck work, demanding action against Yadav and his security guard.

Doctors of the Patna Medical College and Hospital here and Nalanda Medical College and Hospital also went on strike to protest the incident.