Bhagalpur: Four persons were killed and six others injured when a bus fell into a ditch near a village in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district, police sources said on Monday.
The mishap took place in Rampur Kharhara village late last night as the bus plunged into a 20-feet ditch as the driver lost control of the vehicle, sources said.
While three persons died on the spot another succumbed to injuries in Jawaharlal Medical College and Hospital, they said, adding six others sustained injuries and were taken to hospital.
The deceased were identified as Ramsharan Choudhury (70), Sanju Chaudhury (35), Neena Devi (50) and Hari Chaudhury (40), sources said.
The bus was carrying a group of pilgrims from a religious place in Naugachchia town to their native village in Bhagalpur district.