An ill fated bus plying from Sitamarhi to Madhubani turned turtle at Shivnagar in Beni patti when the driver got imbalanced and fell into pond. According to locals, the driver was trying to save a cyclist.
It took around three hours to take out the bus from the pond. 23 bodies have been taken out so far out of which 8 people have been identified.
Aghnu Shah, Pupri,
Marjina Khatun, Pali.
Gudiya Devi, Majhauliya, Dumra.
Anshu Kumari, Annu Kumari, Chakka Rasalpur.
Sitaram Ray, Pakri.
Nirmala Devi, Samda.
Anjali Kumari, Makia.
Umesh Mandal, Vishanpur.
Locals took the initiative to take bodies out of water. Police suffered protest when they reached the accident site.