The accident took place at Ichagarh in Seraikela Kharsawan district, around 130 km from Ranchi. Six pilgrims died in a road accident in Koderma on Wednesday when they were returning after offering prayer at Shiva temple of Deoghar.

On Monday, 11 devotes died in stampede in Deoghar, forcing the state government to admit an administrative failure. Four officials, including Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar and Superintendent of Police P Murugan, were suspended for dereliction of duty.

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