Road Mishap Kills Two in Jalpaiguri


Jalpaiguri: Amid the Durga puja festivity a tragic road mishap killed two people and injured ten others in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district on Thursday.

As per reports, the accident took place in front of Bichadanga Puja Mandap under Gorumara forest range, when a pick-up van rammed people standing near the puja pandal.

The deceased have been identified as Sandhya Basak (55) and Sanchita Basak (5) from the same family. Police rushed to the spot after the incident and seized the killer van.

The injured have been rushed to the Jalpaiguri District Hospital. The incident dampened the puja spirit in the area.