WB: 7 die in accident when returning from burning ghat

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 23:51

Burdwan (WB): Seven persons were killed and 35 others injured late Tuesday evening when a lorry, which they were travelling after cremating a body, overturned at Jamalpur in Burdwan district.
They died on the spot when the lorry overturned after the driver lost control and fell in a ditch at about 10.30 pm.

The police said they came from Polba in nearby Hoogly district to cremate a body at a burning ghat beside Damodar river at Jamalpur.

The injured people were admitted to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital.


First Published: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 23:49

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