Two girls killed in road mishaps

Two girls were killed and six others injured in two road accidents on the occasion of Chhath in Patna district

Last Updated: Nov 02, 2011, 13:06 PM IST

Patna: Two girls were killed and six others
injured in two road accidents on the occasion of Chhath in
Patna district on Wednesday, police said.

A girl was killed on the spot when a van carrying Chhath
devotees and their relatives overturned at Khushrupur this
morning, the police said.

In another accident, an auto-rickshaw overturned killing a
girl Ankita Kumari (10) on the spot and injuring six others on
New Bypass road under Kankerbagh police station in the state
capital.

They were returning to their village after performing
Chhath Pooja on the bank of river Ganga here.

The injured were being treated at a Kankerbagh hospital.

PTI