RJD bandh claims man's life

ANI | Updated: Dec 22, 2017 06:43 IST

Katihar (Bihar)[India], Dec 22 (ANI): A patient breathed his last in an ambulance stuck in a massive traffic jam during the Bihar bandh called by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).

The deceased, Santosh Jha was an employ of the Bihar government.

Jha on Thursday fell ill and was being taken to a nearby hospital but on the way were caught in traffic jam which was enforced by RJD workers who had blocked the road as a mark of protest.

According to Jha's relative, they pleaded with the protestors to make way for them, but none agreed to help them.

Later when Jha's family brought him to the hospital doctors declared him brought dead.

The RJD called a day-long bandh to protest the state government's new mining policy and alleged deterioration of law and order. (ANI)