Nawada, Apr 16: Three members of a marriage party were killed and five others injured when their jeep was hit by another jeep near Madhopur village under Mufassil police station area in the district late last night.
Police said here today that two members of the barat party were killed on the spot and six others injured when their jeep was hit by a truck after its driver lost control over his vehicle. The barat party members were travelling from Ariapur village in Sheikhpura district to Rajauli n Nawada district when the mishap took place.
Sources said one more person died when he and others members of Barat party were being rushed to a hospital in the state capital. One of the deceased was identified as Sonu Kumar, a native of Biharsharif , while efforts were underway to identify two other deceased. The injured had been admitted to Patna Medical College and hospital. Bodies have been sent for autopsy, police added. (UNI)