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Woman, son shot dead over land dispute in Bihar


Patna, April 21 (IANS) A woman and her son were shot dead on Tuesday in a village in Bihar’s Begusarai district over a land dispute, police said.

The incident took place in Bakhdada village in the district, about 125 km from here.

“A group of criminals shot dead Kiran Devi, 48, a widow and her son Murari Kumar, 20, on the spot,” a district police official said.

Police have recovered the bodies and sent them for a post mortem examination.

Kiran’s husband was shot dead by his cousins over a land dispute four months ago.

Police said tension prevailed after the incident and additional security forces were deployed to keep a watch on the situation.

Police have lodged a case and begun a probe.

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