4 Dead, 3 Injured As Van Hits Passengers Waiting For Bus In Jharkhand

Dumka district Superintendent of Police Y S Ramesh said the incident occurred when the people were standing by the roadside, waiting for a bus, at Jamjori village under Masala police station limits.

4 Dead, 3 Injured As Van Hits Passengers Waiting For Bus In Jharkhand

The incident occurred when the people were standing by the roadside. (Representational)

Dumka:

Four persons were killed and three others were injured when a pickup van hit them on Saturday while they were waiting for a bus in Jharkhand's Dumka district, police said. 

The incident occurred when the people were standing by the roadside, waiting for a bus, at Jamjori village under Masala police station limits, YS Ramesh, a senior police official. The four persons, including two women, all from Jamjori, died on the spot, he said.

The injured -- two women and a boy, also from Jamjori -- have been admitted to the Dumka Sadar Hospital, another police official said. 

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Their condition is stated to be serious. The driver of the pickup van has been taken into custody. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.