3 killed as motorcycle catches fire

Sonebhadra: Three persons, including a woman, were killed and another injured when their motorcycle caught fire after being hit by a vehicle here, police said today.

The incident occurred late last night when the motorcycle on which the four victims were riding was hit by an unidentified vehicle and caught fire on a flyover in Sadar Kotwali police station area, Inspector In-charge Abrar Ahmed said.

While one of the deceased has been identified as Ankit Singh (30), efforts are on to identify the woman and a man, he said.

He said the injured man has been admitted to a hospital.