3 killed, 7 others injured in road accidents

Lakhisarai: Three persons were killed and seven others injured in road accidents in Bihar's Lakhisarai district in the past 24 hours, police said on Monday.

Two persons were killed and five others injured as a bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned near Abgil village on Suday night, police said.

Efforts were on to ascertain the identity of the victims, they said adding the bodies have been sent for post-mortem.

The injured were admitted to a referral hospital at Suryagadha, police said.

In another incident on Monday morning, one person was killed and two others injured in a collision between a jeep and a bus near Jhulauna village even as angry locals set on fire the bus during a protest, they said.