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A horrific road accident in Bihar’s Purnea district, 8 dead and 2 injured after as car falls into Roadside ditch

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: On Saturday morning an officials said, At least eight people were killed and two others injured when the SUV they were travelling in lost control and fell into a roadside ditch in Purnea district of Bihar.

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According to the information, “The accident took place around 3 am on Saturday when the car occupants were going to Nania village in Kishanganj district after attending a ’tilak’ ceremony, which is an initial function of a wedding, in Tarabadi area of Purnea district.” The local administration is trying to ascertain the identity of the dead.

Baisi Sub-divisional Magistrate Kumari Toushi said, “Eight people died on the spot and their bodies were sent for post-mortem examination, while the two injured were admitted to a nearby hospital where their condition is stated to be stable.” He also added, “The driver lost control over the vehicle and it fell into a water-filled ditch beside Purnea-Kishanganj state highway near Kanjia Middle School.”

Circle Officer Raj Shekhar said, “The local administration will soon ascertain their identity and the exact cause of the accident.” and A officials told reporters that all the dead are males

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