Katihar: Four persons, including a woman,were killed in a road accident near a village in Katihar district of Bihar, a police officer said today. The incident took place late last night near Kheria village when a speeding truck rammed into an autorickshaw kiiling its four passengers, including a woman, on the spot, Korha police station in-charge Ajit Kumar said.
The bodies were handed over to the families for last rites after post-mortem, he said. The truck driver sped away with his vehicle, Kumar said. The incident sparked off a protest by the local people who blocked Katihar-Korha road for two hours demanding compensation to the kins of the victims. Senior police officers rushed to the spot and pacified the agitators, he said. PTI
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