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Eight killed as vehicle falls off bridge in Jharkhand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

Eight people were killed and two injured when the vehicle they were travelling in plunged 20 feet off a bridge in Jharkhand's district on Monday, police said.

The vehicle, coming from Bhagalpur district of to Dumka, met with the accident near Lagla village of as the lost control, an from station said.

The vehicle, carrying 10 people, was headed to Dumka, around 400 km from here, to deliver newspaper bundles, he said.

The driver, who lost control of the high-speed vehicle due to sleep, had taken on passengers to earn money, he said.

The dbodies have been sent for post mortem, he added.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 15:06 IST