12 killed in Giridih mishap
By Abha Manakatala - Mon Feb 15, 6:24 am
Twelve people were killed and at least 15 injured yesterday when a moving heavy vehicle ploughed into a Saraswati idol immersion procession on the GT Road between Giridih and Bagodar.
The mishap occurred when the driver lost control of the trailer-truck which hit people in the procession, said the police.
Some died on the spot and the injured were rushed to hospitals, added the police.
According to district Civil Surgeon S Sanyal, eight persons died on the spot, two at Bagodar Hospital and one each at Dhanbad and Hazaribagh hospitals.