Patna: 5 children among 10 dead as bus hits auto in Bihar

All the deceased were in the overcrowded auto.

By: Express News Service | Patna | Published: July 26, 2016 4:09 am

Ten people, including five children, were killed and four critically injured after a bus rammed into an autorickshaw on NH-77 between Muzaffarpur and Sitamarhi on Monday evening.

All the deceased were in the overcrowded auto.

The bus driver fled after the accident, the police said. Hun-dreds of locals soon gathered to block traffic between
the two district town headquarters.

Muzaffarpur SSP Vivek Kumar confirmed 10 deaths and said three injured people had been admitted to a Muzaffarpur hospital. The 10 passengers, including five children aged between five and 12 years, died on the spot. ENS

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