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West Bengal: 5 dead, 20 injured as bus falls into Haripal canal in Hooghly

Kolkata, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 October 2018, 12:20 PM
West Bengal: 5 dead, 20 injured as bus falls into Haripal canal in Hooghly
West Bengal: 5 dead, 20 injured as bus falls into Haripal canal in Hooghly

Five people died and 20 were injured on Tuesday as the bus they were travelling in fell into a canal in West Bengal's Hooghly district, the police said. The bus, heading for Kolkata, fell into the Dakatia Khal at Haripal, near Gojarmore at around 9 am, injuring 15 people, SP Sukesh Jain told PTI.

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The injured passengers were rushed to a hospital in Haripal.
        
Locals and policemen rushed to the spot for rescue operation which is underway.

First Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:44 AM
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