Two persons were killed when their motorbike collided with an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction in Araria district, police said today.
The accident occurred near Jharkaha village under Narpatganj police station of the district.
The deceased have been identified as Rakesh Yadav (25) and Arbind Yadav (40). Both were the residents of ward number 17 of Jharkaha panchayat.
Both the victims were on their way to Forbesganj from Narpatganj while the auto was coming from opposite direction, he said and added that both died on the spot in the incident.
The auto-rickshaw driver managed to escape from the spot along with his auto, police said.
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