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Two killed, 12 people injured as tractor overturns

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First published: September 16, 2013, 3:09 PM IST | Updated: September 16, 2013
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Two killed, 12 people injured as tractor overturns
Two women were killed and 12 people got injured, eight of them seriously, as a tractor carrying them overturned on NH-31 n Bihar's Katihar district, police sources said on Monday.

Two women were killed and 12 people got injured, eight of them seriously, as a tractor carrying them overturned on NH-31 n Bihar's Katihar district, police sources said on Monday.

The mishap took place on Sunday night near Rampur Gwaltoli as the ill-fated tractor overturned after the driver lost control of vehicle, the sources said.

While two occupants, identified as Manju Devi (50) and Mangia Devi (22) died on the spot, a dozen others sustained injuries, they said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem, the sources said, adding the injured persons were admitted to a hospital for treatment where the condition of eight of them was stated to be serious.

The tractor driver fled from the spot after the incident, they added.

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