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18 killed in Bengal road accident; Shah, Guv condole deaths
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Kolkata, Nov 28 (TIWN) In a major accident, at least 18 people were killed and several others injured on a state highway at Haskhali in West Bengal's Nadia district on Sunday.

According to the police, the incident happened around 3 a.m. when an overcrowded matador carrying a dead body lost control and hit a stone-chip loaded truck standing by the side of the road.  “The matador with a dead-body carrying at least 30 passengers was going towards Nabadwip when it lost control and hit the truck standing by the side of the road. So far we came to know that the body was coming from Bagda in North 24 Parganas district and was going to the crematorium,” a senior police officer said.

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