Bihar: 2 killed, 22 hurt in bus accident in Gaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 17:31

Gaya (Bihar): Two passengers were killed and 22 others injured when a bus slammed into the dropgate of a revenue checkpost in heavy fog at Dobhi in Bihar`s Gaya district on Wednesday.

Police sources had earlier said that 15 passengers were killed in the accident.

Deputy Inspector General of Police, Magadh Range, N H Khan told reporters that after rescuing the passengers it came to light that two were killed.

The DIG said that the roof of the bus came off under the impact of the accident.

SSP, Gaya, Vinay Kumar said the 22 injured passengers were admitted to the Patna Medical College and Hospital, Gaya, the Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College Hospital and the Primary Health Centre at Barachhati.

Angry over the accident, torched a vehicle, two motorcycles and pelted stones on policemen near the checkpost.

Sub Divisional Police Officer, Sherghati, Rajesh Kumar, said four persons were detained and the situation was under control.

The bus was going from Kalipahari to Rajrappa Temple in neighbouring Jharkhand`s Ramgarh district when the accident occurred.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 10:15

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