Cooch Behar, West Bengal:
As many as 10 folks died in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar after a pickup van carrying passengers en path to Jalpesh bought electrocuted, in line with the police on late Sunday night time.
Quickly after the incident, the passengers have been rushed to the hospital the place 16 folks out of 27 within the van have been referred to Jalpaiguri hospital for therapy as they sustained minor accidents within the incident.
Based on the police, the incident might have taken place because of the wiring of the generator of the DJ system within the van.
“Right now at round 12 am, an incident occurred at Dharla Bridge underneath Mekhliganj PS the place one choose up van carrying passengers on its technique to Jalpesh bought electrocuted. The preliminary enquiry reveals that it is perhaps as a result of wiring of the generator (DJ system) which was fitted behind the car,” mentioned Extra Superintendent of Police, Matabhanga, Amit Varma.
“They have been dropped at Changrabandha BPHC. The attending Medical Officer referred 16 out of 27 individuals to Jalpaiguri District hospital for higher therapy. They’ve minor accidents however require an intensive check-up. 10 folks have been declared lifeless by the attending Medical Officer,” the police official added.
He knowledgeable that the entire passengers belong to Sitalkuchi space and their households have been knowledgeable concerning the tragic incident.
“The car has been seized however the driver has escaped. Senior officers are current on the spot. Police are coordinating for aid and any help required,” Varma mentioned.
Additional investigation into the matter is underway.
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