7 killed, 33 injured in West Bengal road accident

Published: 21st April 2013 04:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st April 2013 04:44 PM   |  A+A-


Seven persons were killed and 33 others injured, 10 of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a lamppost and overturned in Bankura district on Sunday, police said.

The mishap took place near Barjara village in the district when a matador, carrying a 40-member troupe of chow dancers of Purulia district, was returning after a dance performance in Durgapur in Burdwan district, SP, Purulia, C Sudhakar said.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, he said, adding, that 10 of the seriously injured have been referred to Bankura Medical College Hospital for further treatment.


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