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2 women die in mishap in Rohtas district of Bihar

Two women were killed as a truck overturned and fell on them near Kauriram village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police officer said.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Bhabhua
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2012 08:50 AM IST

Two women were killed as a truck overturned and fell on them near Kauriram village in Bihar's Rohtas district, a police officer said.

The women were standing by the road side when the speeding truck laden with iron-rods lost control and overturned, trapping Premshila Devi (35) and Kanchan Devi (30) underneath, Deputy superintendent of Police (DSP) Suresh Kumar said.

Local poeple beat up the driver and damaged the truck in protest.

The protestors also blocked G T Road demanding adequate compensation to the families of the victims.

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