Six killed in road accident in Jharkhand

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand:  Six persons were on Wednesday killed when their vehicle rammed into a stationary truck on the National Highway 2 near Chauparan in Hazaribagh district, about 80 kilometres from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand.

An employee of the Central Coalfields Limited, who was going to Burkunda in adjoining Ramgarh district from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh with his family members and their driver were killed in the accident that could have been caused by fog, Sub-divisional Police Officer of Barhi, B K Sinha said.

He said that the bodies were badly mutilated in the accident and could be extricated only after cutting open the wreckage, Sinha said.

Story First Published: December 19, 2012 17:48 IST

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