Returning from Puri,13 devotees die in accident at Bahragora

By Abha Manakatala - Fri Aug 14, 12:40 pm

Bahragora-2Bahragora is experiencing a sudden bereavement after 13 devotees,including six women,were killed and 11 others injured today when a van carrying them crashed with a speeding truck.

The accident took place near Bahragora,nearly 40 KM from Jamshedpur,located along National Highway-33,in Saraikela-Kharsawan district in Jharkhand.

According to the police,these Shiva devotees were residents of Siwan district in Bihar.”All eleven devotees died on the spot and two Shiva devotees succumbed to injuries on way to hospital.All injured devotees were admitted to the MGM hospital in Jamshedpur”,said jamsshedpur SP Indrajeet Mahatha.

Mahatha informed that these devotees were on their way back to Siwan after performing puja at Puri in Orissa.

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