Eight killed as iron ore laden dumper overturns

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012 - 21:17

Jamshedpur: Eight persons were killed and
four others were seriously injury when an iron-ore laden
dumper in which they were travelling overturned near Raika
village in West Singhbhum district on Monday, official sources
said.

"At least eight persons were killed after the dumper
overturned," Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) of Jagannathpur,
Bhism Kumar said.

He said around 15 people were on the ill-fated dumper
when the incident took place in the forest area near Raika
village.

The driver and the assistant, however, escaped from the
scene, the SDO added.
A police team rushed to the spot and details were being
awaited, he said adding the incident will be probe.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 16, 2012 - 21:17

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