Saturday 19 August 2017 ,
Saturday 19 August 2017 ,
Latest News
  • 14 dead in twin attacks as Spanish police launch manhunt
  • Govt preparing to file review petition over SC verdict: Anisul
  • Bangladesh gets another 2 days for Hajj pilgrims’ visa application
  • Moudud criticises Quader's meeting with CJ
  • Barguna school teacher ‘gang raped’ in classroom
  • SAFF U-15: Bangladesh 4-0 Sri Lanka
21 April, 2017 07:18:25 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 21 April, 2017 07:56:37 PM
Print

Trucks loses control, plows into crowd, killing 20 in India

Independent Online / AP
Trucks loses control, plows into crowd, killing 20 in India

At least 20 people have been killed and several others seriously injured after a truck driver lost control and plowed into a group of protesting farmers in southern India Friday, officials said.

At least 14 of those killed were electrocuted because the bus first hit an electricity pole causing high-tension wires to fall onto the crowd, police official Jaya Lakshmi said.

The local government has ordered an investigation.

Eyewitnesses on local TV described heart-rending scenes and mangled bodies as the bus first hit a car and the electricity pole before crashing into the crowd.

The farmers were gathered outside the main police station in the town of Yerpedu protesting against illegal sand mining in their area.

 

 

Comments

Poll
Today's Question »
Do you think Saudi Arabia’s extension of pre-Hajj flight operation deadline will ensure journey of all intending pilgrims from Bangladesh?
 Yes
 No
 No Comment
Yes 40.0%
No 40.0%
No Comment 20.0%
Video
More World News Stories

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting