Eight dead in Bengal road accident

Eight people, including a child, were killed and 11 others were injured in a road accident involving a truck and two microvans in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district Tuesday, police said.

Last Updated: Aug 20, 2013, 16:35 PM IST

Siliguri: Eight people, including a child, were killed and 11 others were injured in a road accident involving a truck and two microvans in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district Tuesday, police said.
Two of the victims died on the spot while the others perished later, police said.
The accident occurred when a truck carrying potatoes rammed into the two microvans at Rangalibajna under Madarihat police station of Alipurduar sub-division.

IANS