Photo-journalist killed in Bihar road accident

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Patna, Dec 17 (IANS) A 25-year-old photo-journalist died in an accident in Bihar’s Vaishali district on Saturday when a speeding vehicle hit his motorbike when he was on his way back after covering an assignment, police said.

Aditya Kumar Singh, photo-journalist of a Hindi daily in Hajipur about 30-km from here, met with the accident due to dense fog on National Highway 77 when he was returning after taking pictures of a road accident.

“Singh’s motorcycle was hit by a speeding vehicle loaded with chickens and he died on the spot,” a district police official said.

In the last ten days, more than three dozen people have died in road accidents across Bihar due to dense fog.

–IANS

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