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At Least 12 Lifeless After Truck Hits Spiritual Procession In Bihar


The PMO introduced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the households of the victims.

Hajipur, Bihar:

At the least 12 folks, together with ladies and kids, had been killed and several other others had been injured when a rushing truck ploughed into a non secular procession in Bihar’s Vaishali district on Sunday night, officers stated.

The accident befell in Desri police station space of the north Bihar district, about 30 kms from the state capital, round 9 PM when the procession had gathered in entrance of a “peepal” tree on the roadside to supply prayers to a neighborhood deity “Bhumiya baba”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the accident and introduced compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the household of every sufferer and Rs 50,000 to every injured individuals.

“The accident in Vaishali, Bihar is saddening. Condolences to the bereaved households. Could the injured get well quickly. An ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh from PMNRF (Prime Minister’s Nationwide Reduction Fund) could be given to the following of kin of every deceased. The injured could be given Rs 50,000,” the Prime Minister stated on Twitter.

RJD MLA Mukesh Roushan, underneath whose Mahua meeting constituency the location of the incident falls, rushed to the realm and stated “no less than 9 folks have died on the spot. Many others have been taken to the Sadar hospital at Hajipur (the district headquarters), and three succumbed to accidents on the best way. These whose circumstances are crucial are being referred to hospitals in Patna”.

Vaishali Superintendent of Police Manish Kumar stated “the procession was taken out as a part of a customized related to marriages. A marriage was scheduled in just a few days on the home of a resident of Sultanpur village close by. The driving force of the truck rushing via the adjoining Mahnar-Hajipur freeway misplaced management. He’s caught contained in the mangled car and we worry that he might need died”.

Locals claimed that the victims included no less than 4 kids.

Chaos prevailed within the space as those that had misplaced their close to and expensive ones stood wailing beside the street whereas many others raised indignant slogans alleging that the police reached after a lot delay.

The SP stated, “We’ve got summoned personnel from quite a few adjoining police stations to hurry up the rescue work and hold the regulation and order state of affairs underneath management”.

In the meantime, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed grief over the accident and directed the district administration to make sure correct remedy to those that have been injured and speedy disbursement of compensation, as per norms, among the many household of every sufferer.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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