Six killed in bus accident

Midnapore
16 Jun 2018

Six persons were killed and over 20 others injured after a speeding bus fell on its side in West Midnapore district today, the police said. Nearly 50 tribal people hired a bus from Pirakata under Salbani police station area to visit a fair at Silda in the same district. The accident occurred near Jhitka when the driver lost control of the bus while negotiating a turn and it fell on its side killing six persons, police said. The injured people were being brought to the Midnapore Medical College and Hospital here. (PTI)