A pilgrim was killed and 15 others were injured, five of them seriously, when a bus they were travelling in overturned on the National Highway at Mohania in Bihar’s Kaimur district on Monday, police said.

The accident occurred when the driver lost control over vehicle on way to Chennai from Bodh-Gaya.

One person was killed on the spot.

The injured were admitted to a government hospital at Mohania where condition of five was stated to be serious.