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Four bus passengers killed, 20 injured in accident

Press Trust of India  |  Golaghat/Jorhat 

Four passengers were killed and 20 persons injured in a collision between a bus and an tanker on National Highway 37 in Golaghat district of Assam, a police official said.

The Tinsukia-bound private night bus from Guwahati had a head-on collision with the loaded tanker coming from the opposite direction at Rongamati, officer incharge of Dergaon police station Rupjyoti Dutta said.


The bus driver and three passengers of the bus died on the spot and 18 of its passengers along with two persons in the tanker were injured in the accident at around 3.30 AM, Dutta said.

The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Golaghat and Jorhat Medical College Hospital, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, November 30 2016. 11:42 IST
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