20 killed in bus-truck collision – Calcutta Telegraph

Posted on Friday, February 19th, 2010 by in Raiganj.

Raiganj, Feb. 18: Twenty people, including 10 women and two children, were killed when a private bus they were travelling in collided head-on with a sand-laden truck on NH34 at Rahatpur in North Dinajpur district today.

Police said 15 people had died on the spot, while two had succumbed to injuries on the way to the Raiganj district hospital. Three passengers died at the hospital where 27 others are being treated for injuries.
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