Six women killed in accidents in Jharkhand

Ranchi, Nov 1 (IANS) Six women were killed and six others injured in two accidents in Jharkhand Thursday, police said.

Four women were killed in a road accident in Hazaribagh district, 110 km from here.

A tractor hit an auto-rickshaw carrying six women at Daru block of Hazaribagh district. Four women died on the spot and two others were injured, police said. The injured women have been admitted to a hospital for treatment.

In another incident, two women were killed and four others injured in Bokaro district when a mound of soil collapsed.

The injured have been admitted to a local hospital for treatment and the condition of two was said to be serious.