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Anti-Agnipath protests intensify across India, one dead as police opens fire, mobs burn trains, block roads

Protestors block railway track in Bihar to protest against GoI's new army recruitment scheme Agnipath. [File Photo]

New Delhi: As protest against Government of India’s new army recruitment scheme Agnipath continues in different states of the country, one person died and three received injuries this afternoon after railway police open fire at  protesters at Secunderabad Telangana Railway Station.

The deceased has been identified as Damodar from Warangal district of Telangana.

The protests also intensified in Bihar with protestors burning over a dozen trains, vandalising public vehicles and blocking roads and highways.

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