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3 RJD leaders returning from Tej Pratap's wedding killed in accident

Press Trust of India  |  Araria (Bihar) 

Three Rashtriya (RJD) leaders were among the four killed in a road accident in Bihar's district early today, while they were returning from the wedding of party supremo Lalu Prasad's son, Tej Pratap Yadav, police said.

Their car was on its way to from when it lost control, broke through the road divider and collided head-on with a truck coming from the opposite direction at in station area around 6 am, a said.

The deceased have been identified as Ikramul Haq Baghi, party activist and son of former Islamuddin; district Intekhab Alam; Dighalganj block Pappu; and Sahil, said Manoj Kumar, sub-divisional (SDPO), Forbesganj, district.

"It appears that the had dozed off behind the steering wheel, resulting in loss of control over the car," the SDPO said.

All four occupants of the vehicle died on the spot and their bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, he added.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 15:30 IST