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Eight killed in mishap in Bihar's Banka

india Updated: Oct 27, 2009 11:03 IST

Eight persons were killed and 25 others injured when their bus rammed into a roadside tree near Ghatour village in Bihar's Banka district on Wednesday.

The accident occurred at around 7 am when the driver of the vehicle on its way to Deoghar in Jharkhand from Bhagalpur in Bihar lost control over it, police sources said.

The bus rammed into the tree and overturned, they said adding while five passengers died on the spot, three others succumbed to injuries on way to hospital.

Of the injured admitted to hospitals, condition of five of them was stated to be serious.