Ranchi, Apr 23 : At least eight people of marriage party died and more than 40 were injured on outskirts of Ranchi on Sunday when bus carrying falls off from road.
According to police, the incident took place near Pithoria which is around 25 Km from Ranchi on Ranchi and Patratu road on Sunday. Police sources say that the driver of the bus was drunk and lost control in the valley.
A bus carrying more than 80 people of marriage party was going to Patratu from Nagari locality of Ranchi. Majority of the people who died or injured were sitting on roof of the bus. People sitting on the roof of the bus fall in the valley when bus skided.
The injured people have been admitted in Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) Ranchi for treatment. Doctors were called immediately for treatment.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has condoled the death and announced Rs 1 lakh compensation to kin of the ach of the died person.