Skip to contentSkip to navigation

9 killed in truck-winger collision

At least nine people were killed and five others sustained serious injury when a truck collided its head on a winger in Goalpara district on Wednesday. The tragic mishap took place at Dhupdhara at 5.30 in the morning on the National Highway where the 15 seater vehicle carrying a cultural troup from a function at Matia. Eight people include singer Sumanta Mahanta died on the spot while another succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital. The truck managed to flee from the spot. Local residents in large number came to the rescue and rushed the injured to the hospital.

Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Conservation awareness campaign at Orang Park

24 Sep 2013 - 5:49pm | Dr M Firoz Ahmed
Aaranyak  has conducted a series of mass awareness campaign in the villages located in the fringe areas of Orang National Park in Darrang district of Assam  covering a cross-section of...

Raha TET teachers stage sit in protest

4 Dec 2015 - 7:36pm | Dibya J Borthakur
The TET teachers here today staged a three hour-long sit in protest in front of the Block Elementary Education Office, Kapili Bock, Raha demanding resolution to various issues faced by TET qualified...

Naoboisa gangrape accused held

9 Apr 2018 - 11:11am | AT News
LAKHIMPUR: The Lakhimpur police have arrested four youths on Monday hours after they allegedly gangraped a 14 year girl in Naoboisa before dumping her on the roadside. Acting on a tip off, a team of...