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12 persons of marriage party killed in West Bengal

Alipurduar (West Bengal): Twelve persons of a marriage party, including the bride and the groom, were killed and six others injured when their vehicle collided with a truck on National Highway 31 near Madarihat in

PTI [ Updated: May 01, 2015 11:19 IST ]
12 persons of marriage party killed in west bengal
12 persons of marriage party killed in west bengal

Alipurduar (West Bengal): Twelve persons of a marriage party, including the bride and the groom, were killed and six others injured when their vehicle collided with a truck on National Highway 31 near Madarihat in this district today.

The vehicle, carrying 18 persons of a marriage party, was coming from Birpara after the marriage ceremony and collided with the truck coming from the opposite direction this morning, Superintendent of Police Akash Meghariya said.

Twelve persons, including the bride and bridegroom, died on the spot, he said.

All the six injured were admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

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