Bihar: Bus carrying pilgrims overturns, three killed and 20 injured

As many as 20 persons sustained injuries of whom eight were undergoing treatment.

By: PTI | Supaul | Published:October 12, 2016 2:01 pm
Bihar, Bihar bus accident, pilgrim bus accident, Bihar news, India news, latest news, Indian express The incident took place when the private bus, in which the people returning to West Bengal from Ajmer Sharif, lost control and overturned near Saraigarh village. (Source: Google Maps)

Three pilgrims, including two women,were killed and 20 others injured when a bus overturned near a village on NH-57 in Supaul district of Bihar Wednesday.

The incident took place when the private bus, in which the people returning to West Bengal from Ajmer Sharif, lost control and overturned near Saraigarh village, Bhaptiyahi police station in-charge Chandan Kumar said.

While a 70-year-old man, identified as Md. Ismail died on the spot, two unidentified women succumbed to injuries at Sadar Hospital, he said.

As many as 20 persons sustained injuries of whom eight were undergoing treatment at Sadar Hospital, Kumar said.