23 killed in Assam bus accident

October 14th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI  

Dhubri (Assam), Oct 14 (ANI): At least 23 people were killed and 44 others injured in a bus accident in lower Assam’’s Dhubri District in the wee hours on Tuesday.
According to official sources, the accident took place at around 12:55 a.m. when a speeding bus collided with a truck at Bengtoli Chariali under Bilasipara police station of the district.
The bus was on its way from Pagladia to Hajo.
Fifteen people died on the spot and eight others, including five women, six children, succumbed to their injuries at Bilasipara Hospital.
The injured are undergoing treatment at district hospital. (ANI)

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