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Bihar | Five policemen crushed to death, four injured

Five police officials died on the spot, after a speeding container truck crushed them, and four others injured including Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishna Murari Prasad

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 11 Sep 2017 5:31 AM GMT

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Patna: At least five policemen were killed and four were critically injured after a speeding truck crushed them in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar.

The incident took place near Akurahan Dhala late on the night of Sunday.

"Five police officials died on the spot after a speeding container truck crushed them, and four others got injured including Deputy Superintendent of Police Krishna Murari Prasad and Panapur outpost in-charge Dhruva Nath Jha," a police official said.

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The victims were immediately taken to SKMCH hospital, where doctor declared five of them dead.

It is worth mentioning that the police team led by Prasad was on a search operation after receiving a tip-off that a big consignment of liquor was being smuggled.

Senior officials immediately reached the spot as they came to know about the incident and stated that the matter is being investigated and the culprits will be nabbed soon.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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