AT LEAST seven people were killed and 33 others injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a lamp post and overturned in Bankura district on Sunday.
The condition of the 10 is said to be serious.
The mishap took place near Barjara village in the district when a matador carrying a 40-member troupe of chow dancers of Purulia district was returning after a dance performance in Durgapur in Burdwan district,said C Sudhakar,SP of Purulia.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital,he said. Those with serious injuries have been sent to Bankura Medical College Hospital.