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Bihar: 6 minors killed, 6 injured after marble-laden truck overturns

Mangalore Today News Network

Bihar, Nov 18, 2019:  Six minors were killed and six others injured when an overloaded tractor-trolley overturned on the children playing on the roadside in Bihar’s Gopalganj district on Monday, a police officer said.



The bodies of the six children killed have been recovered, while the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

The accident happened on Monday in Sareya Narendra village of Barauli police station in Gopalgan where some children were playing on the roadside when a truck passing by overturned.

All the children were aged between 10 and 15 years.

The tractor-trolley overturned after hitting potholes and the driver managed to escape from the spot after the accident, police said.

The identities of the deceased were being ascertained, police said.

The SP and district police have reached the spot and efforts are on to remove the truck’s trailer.