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Ten killed, 18 injured in road mishap in Kishanganj

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 14:55

Kishanganj: Ten people, including
eight members of a band party, were killed and 18 others
injured in two separate road mishaps in Kishanganj and
Khagaria districts Tuesday, police said.

Eight members of a band party were killed on the
spot when a minibus in which they were travelling overturned
near Tikiha bridge in Kishanganj district today, police said.



The victims were returning in the overcrowded bus to
Kishanganj from Forbesganj after performing at a marriage
ceremony, the police said.

The injured were admitted to Matagujri Medical College
and Hospital, where condition of five persons was stated to be
critical.



In Khagaria, two persons were killed and six others
injured, four of them seriously, when a jeep carrying them
collided head-on with a coal-laden truck on Khagaria-Bakhari
road.



Of the injured, four were sent to Patna Medical College
Hospital for treatment, while other two were being treated in
Khagaria.



PTI

First Published: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 14:55
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