June 15, 2024

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One killed, 20 injured as SUV rams into a tractor

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Katihar : A 70-year-old man of a marriage party was killed and 20 others were injured when a Special Utility Vehicle (SUV) traveling at high speed rammed into a tractor on the National Highway (NH)-31 in Katihar district today.

Police said the deceased, identified as Bhagwan Mandal, was part of a marriage party moving by a tractor from Sameli to a famous Durga Temple at Kursela where several marriage ceremonies were conducted.

All the persons travelling by the tractor were injured and admitted to a nearby Primary Health Centre. Three of them were in serious condition, police said.

The SUV occupants fled the spot leaving behind their vehicle which was seized by the police.

Courtesy: PTI

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