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18 killed as vehicle hits truck in West Bengal

Kolkata, November 28

At least 18 persons were killed during a funeral procession when a vehicle carrying the remains of the deceased rammed into a stationary truck in West Bengal’s Nadia district early on Sunday, a police officer said.

The victims included six women and a child, he said.

A mini-truck, carrying over 35 people and the bier, hit another stone-laden truck parked on one side of a state highway in Hanskhali around 3 am, killing 12 on the spot. — PTI

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