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20 cattle killed after truck overturns in Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  Hajipur 

At least 20 cattle were killed today when a truck carrying them overturned on Hajipur-Mahua road, due to dense fog in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said.

The incident, in which 10 cattle were also injured, occurred when the truck overturned at a steep curve near Kanhauli mor, Mahua police station Officer-in-Charge Shashi Bhushan Kumar said.

The injured cattle were being attended by veterinary doctors at a nearby hospital, he said.

The truck, which was on its way to Hajipur from Samastipur, has been seized by police, while its driver managed to flee from the spot, Kumar added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 13:22 IST