Three electrocuted to death in Jharkhand

October 13th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) Three bus passengers were electrocuted to death and four were injured in Jharkhand’s Latehar district Monday, police said. According to police, around 10 passengers were travelling on the roof of the bus from Balumath police station to Latehar district, around 130 km from here, Monday evening and seven of them were electrocuted when the vechile passed under a heavy voltage electricity cable.

Three of them died on the spot and four were seriously wounded and admitted to a local hospital. The condition of two of the wounded passengers was said to be critical.

In another accident, a passenger died and 40 were injured when a truck carrying around 50 people turned turtle in Garwah district.

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