Diamond Harbour (WB): Eight Durga Puja revellers, including three children and as many women, were killed and three others injured in a road accident in the wee hours of Monday while they were returning home after hopping pandals in Kolkata, police said.

The driver of the car in which the group was travelling lost his control over the vehicle which hit an electric post in South 24 Parganas district's Diamond Harbour.

Eight of them, including three children and as many women died on the spot, police said.

Three others, who got injured, have been admitted in the sub-divisional hospital, where condition of one is stated to be serious.


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