A rashly driven truck crushed about 30 people on Sunday night in Mahanagar area in Vaishali district in Bihar. Eight people died in the accident. The driver is stated to be under influence of liquor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolence and announced a financial help of Rs 2 lakh each to the families of the deceased. The Chief Minister has expressed deep condolences for the dead. He has directed to give a grant of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the deceased. According to the police, Bhuniya Baba was worshiped at Manoj Rai’s place in which all the people gathered. Children are also included in the dead.
According to the police, people were performing Navatan Puja during the worship of Bhuiyan Baba near Brahmasthan located on Mahnar Mohaddinagar SH around 10 pm in K Deshri village of Vaishali district. Meanwhile, an uncontrolled truck ran over the people, in which eight people died on the spot.