Muzaffarpur: Three women were killed and as many others were injured on Sunday after a tree fell on the autorickshaw in which they were travelling near Amba Chowk in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.

The mishap took place as a tree uprooted in a storm and fell on a passing auto-rickshaw trapping six passengers under its weight.

Three women, identified as Yashoda Devi, Premsheela Devi and Hussaina Khatun were killed on the spot, three others Meena Devi, Sita Devi and a four year-old girl sustained injuries.

The injured were admitted to a hospital for treatment, sources said, adding that bodies have been sent for post-mortem.


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