PATNA: At least, 10 people were killed when an over-crowded auto-rickshaw collided with a speeding bus in Bihar today.
The incident occurred at Mahammadpur village along NH 77 in Muzaffrapur district today.
The victim included four children and two women.
Reports said the both the vehicles were coming from opposite directions when they collided head-on, smashing the auto-rickshaw.
The collision was so powerful that the auto-rickshaw was flung far away.
The state government has announced a compensation of Rs 400,000 to each victim family.
Earlier, in the day as many as eight school children were killed in a train accident in Bhadohi district of UP.
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