One person was killed and at least five others injured early on Wednesday when an Army recruitment drive was going on in Rohtas district of Bihar.
All the injured were rushed to the Rohtas Government Hospital for medical treatment.
The recruitment drive has been going on for the last five days at the BMP ground in Dehri-on-Sone area of the district.
A large number of aspirants had come to the place and were asked to stand in the queue early on Wednesday. A stampede took place after the police is said to have resorted to lathicharge on them.
One aspirant, said to be from Gaya district, was killed in the stampede. His identity has not been ascertained yet.
Five others, including Shyamnandan Kumar, Manish Kumar, Dharmendra Kumar, Devdut Kumar, were injured in the stampede.
“All the injured persons are being treated and out of danger,” said Rohtas civil surgeon Nawal Kishore Prasad Singh.
The injured persons too are said to be from Gaya district.