Siliguri: Seven persons, including three members of a family, were killed when their vehicle fell into a pond in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district, police said on Saturday.
The victims were on their way home in Bhetaguri after attending a wedding party in Baxirhat. The vehicle drowned in deep water. The bodies were recovered in the morning.
The accident happened in Tupamari area at around 4 a.m., police said.
The deceased have been identified as Sadhan Saha, 36, Gopal Saha, 32, Nishita Saha, 5, Balaram Saha, 45, Subrata Saha, 28, Gopal Deb, 42, and Bapi Burman, 22.