Purulia/Bankura: Seven persons were killed and 33 others injured, 10 of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a lamp post and overturned in Bankura district on Sunday, police said.
The mishap took place near Barjara village in the district when a matador, carrying a 40-member troupe of chow dancers of Purulia district, was returning after a dance performance in Durgapur in Burdwan district, SP, Purulia, C Sudhakar said.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, he said, adding, that 10 of the seriously injured have been referred to Bankura Medical College Hospital for further treatment.


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