Left Menu
Development News Edition

Nine migrants killed, several injured in bus-truck collision in Bihar's Bhagalpur

Nine migrant labourers were killed and several got injured in a bus-truck collision in Naugachhia in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Tuesday.

ANI | Bhagalpur (Bihar) | Updated: 19-05-2020 12:13 IST | Created: 19-05-2020 12:13 IST
Nine migrants killed, several injured in bus-truck collision in Bihar's Bhagalpur
Visuals from the accident site in Naugachhia in Bihar's Bhagalpur district.. Image Credit: ANI

Nine migrant labourers were killed and several got injured in a bus-truck collision in Naugachhia in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Tuesday. The truck in which the labourers were travelling, fell off the road following the collision. The accident took place at around 6 am on NH 31. The truck was travelling from Tetri Zero Mile.

"We do not have official figures yet, but seven bodies have been retrieved. Two more are expected to be found," said Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDO) Mukesh Kumar. He said that the occupants are from Dobhi Champaran as per their Aadhaar cards. "It looks like they were travelling on their cycles and boarded the truck midway along with their vehicles," the SDO said.

Five people who were travelling in the bus were also injured, police said. It was travelling from Darbhanga to Banka. (ANI)


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...

Videos

Latest News

‘Westworld’ star Thandie Newton reveals racist encounter with Amy Pascal

Actor Thandie Newton has opened up about the harassment she faced from Hollywood executives and directors in her career, including a racist encounter with former Sony Pictures head Amy Pascal. In a revealing interview with Vulture, the acto...

Postponing final year exams from July 10 to next month, DU informs HC

Delhi University informed the Delhi High Court on Wednesday that it has decided to postpone the Open Book Examinations OBE, scheduled from July 10, for final year under-graduate courses to next month. The DU submitted before Justice Prathib...

Serbian police say 23 held, 60 hurt in clashes

Serbian police say 23 people have been detained and scores of police officers and demonstrators injured in clashes that erupted over announced return of lockdown measures against the new coronavirus. Police director Vladimir Rebic told the ...

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren goes into home quarantine

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has quarantined himself at his Ranchi residence after a cabinet minister whom he had met recently tested positive for COVID-19, an official statement said on Wednesday. The chief minister had recently...

Give Feedback