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Jharkhand: Man bleeds to death as villagers loot truck carrying onions

PTI  Koderma , October 11, 2013
First Published: 19:00 IST(11/10/2013) | Last Updated: 19:05 IST(11/10/2013)

Villagers allegedly looted onions from an overturned truck after a mishap, leaving an injured man bleed to death in Koderma's Lakhibagh village, police said on Friday.

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The onion-laden truck overturned after hitting an auto rickshaw on Thursday evening, trapping one passenger of the three-wheeler under it with severe injuries, sources said.

His cries for help fell on deaf ears as the villagers allegedly began looting onions and fled when the police arrived, sources said, adding more than half of the truck containing onions was looted.

The passenger was declared brought dead by a doctor when he was taken to a nearby hospital, the police said.


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