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At Least 12 Useless After Truck Hits Spiritual Procession In Bihar


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

Hajipur, Bihar:

A minimum of 12 folks, together with ladies and kids, had been killed and several other others had been injured when a rushing truck ploughed into a spiritual procession in Bihar’s Vaishali district on Sunday night, officers stated.

The accident happened 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 an area 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. Might the injured get better 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, beneath whose Mahua meeting constituency the location of the incident falls, rushed to the world and stated “at the very least 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 way in which. These whose circumstances are important 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 a couple of days on the home of a resident of Sultanpur village close by. The driving force of the truck rushing by way of the adjoining Mahnar-Hajipur freeway misplaced management. He’s caught contained in the mangled automobile and we worry that he might need died”.

Locals claimed that the victims included at the very least 4 kids.

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

The SP stated, “We’ve got summoned personnel from plenty of adjoining police stations to hurry up the rescue work and maintain the legislation and order scenario beneath 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.

(Apart from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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