Four pilgrims killed, 17 injured as bus overturns
The mishap took place around 2 am when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it plunged into a ditch killing the four pilgrims and injuring 17.
Jamui: Four pilgrims were killed and 17 others injured, two of them seriously, when their bus over-turned and fell into a road side ditch at Bhithra village in Bihar`s Jamui district on Saturday, police sources said.
The mishap took place around 2 am when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it overturned and plunged into a ditch killing the four pilgrims on the spot and injured 17 others, they said.
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and the injured were admitted to various hospital`s for medical treatment.
The pilgrims, natives of Jharkhand`s Giridih district, were going to a religious place at Sultanganj in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district, the sources added.