Over six feared dead in bus-truck collision in Jharkhand’s Pakur

Pakur superintendent of police Hrudeep P Janardhanan said the final casualty figures are yet to be ascertained as the rescue operation is still underway.
Six people at the least are believed to have died and several others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck carrying LPG cylinders on Wednesday morning, in Pakur district of Jharkhand. (SOURCED.)
Six people at the least are believed to have died and several others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck carrying LPG cylinders on Wednesday morning, in Pakur district of Jharkhand. (SOURCED.)
Updated on Jan 05, 2022 04:14 PM IST
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More than half a dozen people are believed to have died and several others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck carrying LPG cylinders on Wednesday morning, in Pakur district, around 400 km north-east of state capital Ranchi.

Pakur superintendent of police Hrudeep P Janardhanan said the final casualty figures are yet to be ascertained as the rescue operation is still underway.

“The injured stuck inside the bus are being pulled out. We have information from the ground that around 7-8 could have died. But officially we will declare casualty figures only after doctors confirm the numbers,” Janardanan said.

The SP said the injured are being sent to different hospitals as per their injury including the Pakur district hospital.

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