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6 dead as SUV rpt SUV falls off bridge in Assam's Sonitpur

Press Trust of India  |  Tezpur 

At least six people died and two others were seriously injured when their vehicle rolled down a bridge at Nine Mile in Assam's Sonitpur district this evening, police said.

The group, consisting of eight people, was returning from a picnic when their SUV rpt SUV hit the edge of the bridge at Bhalukpong near border and fell from it, Superintendent of Police, Sonitpur district, P P Singh said.

While six of them died on the spot, one of the seriously injured was being brought to district headquarters Tezpur and the other was admitted at Bhalukpong Civil Hospital, he said.

The deceased hailed from Tezpur's Katekibari area, Singh said, adding that the bodies were yet to be identified.

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First Published: Sun, November 27 2016. 22:22 IST