Six dead in West Bengal bus accident

Published: Jan 17, 2018, 21:38 IST | PTI

Six persons, including two women and a child, were killed while at least 20 others were severely injured in a bus accident in West Bengal on Wednesday, police said

Six persons, including two women and a child, were killed while at least 20 others were severely injured in a bus accident in West Bengal on Wednesday, police said.

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The accident occurred around 3 p.m. when the bus, travelling to West Midnapore district's Sabang area, fell into a roadside ditch, a police officer said.

According to police, the driver lost control of the vehicle after a bike suddenly came in its way.

"The driver or the conductor could not be identified amid the chaos. No one has been detained," the officer added.

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