Eight Killed in Bihar Road Accident

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Patna: Eight persons were killed and a minor boy was injured today when a truck collided head-on with an auto rickshaw near Wahdiya mor in Banka district of Bihar today, police said.

The accident took place when the auto rickshaw, carrying 11 passengers to Deoghar in Jharkhand, was hit by a truck coming from the opposite direction, Katoriya police station SHO Pravesh Bharti said. While six persons died on the spot, two persons seriously injured and admitted to at Katoriya Referral hospital, the SHO said.

Those killed in the accident have been identified as Lukhiya Devi, Dhaneshwar Yadav, Chauya Yadav, Rajendra Yadav, Thakur Yadav, Jirwa Devi, Radhika Devi, the SHO said.

PTI

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