Jamtara (Jharkhand): Five persons, including four relatives of the bride, were killed and four others injured in a road accident ahead of the marriage in Jamtara district, the police said on Sunday.

The accident took place near Therbona village last night when the family was going to solemnise the marriage from Nala to Kundhait, the police said here.

The dead included father of the bride, her sister, brother-in-law and 9-month-old nephew, the sources said.

The driver of the vehicle fled after crashing the vehicle into a culvert, the police said. The injured were shifted to nearby hospitals.


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