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For the second day in a row, protests against Agnipath, a radical recruitment scheme for the armed forces, became violent as Army aspirants stopped train and road traffic in several parts of Bihar. Baton-wielding rioters damaged the intercity express train's glass windows and set one coach on fire at Bhabhua Road railway station. They held a banner that read "Indian Army Lovers" and shouted chants opposing the new recruitment policy.

To disperse a large gathering of protestors who threw stones at police at Arrah's railway station, police had to use tear gas shells. Rail workers were seen using fire extinguishers to put out a fire started by demonstrators who threw furniture on the rails and lit it ablaze.

Students flung stones at police officers in Jehanabad, wounding many individuals, including cops who chased them away from the railway tracks where they had camped to impede rail operations. The police and protesting students pelted stones at one other in dramatic pictures from the railway station. To frighten the protestors away, the cops pointed their rifles at them.

In Nawada, a group of young men set fire to tyres at a public crossing and chanted slogans calling for the tour of duty plan to be repealed. They also burned tyres on the railway tracks at Nawada station and blocked the tracks. Images from the scene show a large throng destroying railway property and hurling expletives at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Many people can be seen doing pushups on the train rails while cops use a handheld public address system to plead for calm.