Poll officials injured in accident

Seven poll officials were injured, two of them critically, when their vehicle hit a tree in Jharkhand`s Bokaro district on Sunday, police said.

Last Updated: Dec 12, 2010, 17:53 PM IST

Ranchi: Seven poll officials were injured, two of them critically, when their vehicle hit a tree in Jharkhand`s Bokaro district on Sunday, police said.

Around 15 officials were headed to their assigned polling booths for the third phase of panchayat polls on Monday when the driver lost control of vehicle due to brake failure. The accident occurred near Chando village.

The injured polling officials have been admitted in local hospitals.

Bokaro is around 145 km from Ranchi.

IANS