Dhanbad: A minimum of a dozen pilgrims together with girls had been injured after a West Bengal-bound bus wearing them fell right into a ditch in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district on Friday, police mentioned. The pilgrims had been returning to West Bengal after a few week-long excursion to Ayodhya, Vrindavan and Varanasi.
The incident is claimed to have came about at Debli on GT Street below Govindpur police station round 22 km clear of district headquarters at about 2 am on Friday. All of the injured had been straight away rushed to Shahid Nirmal Mahto Clinical School Medical institution (SNMMCH) Dhanbad.
“After first aid doctors released them. Now arrangement is being made to send them to Nadia district”, mentioned Govindpur police station officer-in-charge Umesh Prasad Singh. The bus used to be wearing 68 pilgrims and used to be returning to Nadia district of West Bengal from Varanasi when the incident came about, he mentioned.
The citizens of within sight villages rushed to the spot after listening to screams. The driving force of the bus escaped from the spot after the mishap, police mentioned.
Resources mentioned the bus driving force had attempted to hurry away the car to skip paying donation for Durga Puja via organisers of a puja committe at Govindpur marketplace. Govindpur police which reached the spot mentioned it’s probing the incident.