One person was killed in violence that erupted in poll-bound Bihar's Munger during a Durga idol immersion event when some people clashed with the police.

Police has detained over 100 people after the firing incident.

Sources claim that trouble began when the police told some people to immerse the idol at the city centre.

Heated arguments soon turned into stonepelting and eventually gunfire.

The police claimed that as many as 12 rounds were fired by anti-social elements.

People in the locality claimed that the police too opened fire.

17 policemen have been injured in the mob attack.