2 students die as truck hits auto-rickshaw

West Midnapore
20 Apr 2017

At least two students were killed and ten were injured after a truck hit their auto-rickshaw on the Northern Highway 60 in the West Midnapore district of West Bengal. The accident took place near Bhadutala of Salboni Police station. The auto-rickshaw was carrying twelve students of Bhadutala Vivekananda High School. The injured students were rescued by the locals and sent to a nearby hospital. The police personnel who came to control the situation were attacked by the agitated public which resulted in hospitalization of Inspector General Biswajit Saha and a constable.