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Bhagalpur :  At least six persons  were killed including a child and four others were  seriously injured when a overloaded three-wheeler collided head on with a  truck coming from opposite direction on Pirpaiti – Barahhat state highway  in Bhagalpur district on  Sunday  under Ishipur-Barahhat police station . All the injured  were admitted to Bhagalpur medical college hospital. According to unconfirmed report, eight persons died in the accident.

DSP Ramanand Kumar said that the accident occurred when a three wheeler in which they were travelling rammed into a truck coming from opposite direction . The driver of the truck  escaped from the spot . Bhagalpur DM has  granted Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of the deceased. The police lodged a case against the truck driver and seized the truck.

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