Three devotees killed, 14 injured in road accidents

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 21:37

Jamui: Three Kanwariyas (Shiva devotees) were
killed and 14 others injured in separate road accidents in
Bihar`s Jamui district today, police said here.

Sati Devi and Maharsit Kumar were killed and seven other
Kanwariyas, returning from Deoghar in Jharkhand after offering
prayers at the Lord Shiva temple, were injured when a jeep, in
which they were travelling, smashed into a roadside tree at
Gangra More in the district, they said.

In another accident, one Rajesh Kumar was killed and
seven other Kanwariyas were injured near Chakai Pterol pump in
the district this afternoon after their jeep plunged into a
roadside ditch, police said.

All the injured were admitted to nearby hospitals where
the condition of five is stated to be critical.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 21:37

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