Eight individuals, including 2 kids, were crushed to death and over half a dozen persons were scraped by a truck in Bihar’s Lakhisarai district, police same on thursday.
This incident came about late on wednesday night close to the Halsi block once all the victims were busy attending a wedding on the roadside, an area official Murli Prasad said.
Prasad same all the victims belong to the Dalit community.
All the scraped are admitted during a government hospital for treatment and police have lodged a case against the driving force and owner of the truck.
Angry over the incident, local residents protested and blocked the road, demanding compensation to the kin of the victims.