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7 killed in Bajali truck mishap

At least 7 people were killed and nine others have been critically injured when a truck carrying them slipped into a deep gorge in Bajali district on Sunday.

The incident took place early in the morning at Saderi on the National Highway No 152 when the truck was on its way from Pathsala to Dumuni .

It slipped into the gorge after the driver lost control over the truck.

 Local residents extricated the bodies and rushed 5 persons to the Barpeta Medical College Hospital while 6 others to a local hospital in Bajali.

One person died on the spot while five others were rushed to the hospital where they succumbed to their injuries. All the injured have been battling for life.

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