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Dozens of injured in road mishap

At least 13 persons including two nine month's- old babies were sustained serious injured when a public bus met head on collision with Mahindra Max Van at Batabari near Joypur along the national highway in Kokrajhar on Wednesday.

According to injured persons Ma Manasha, a public passenger bus was on way to Ultapani Saralpara met head on collision with a Mahindra Max van at Batabari near Joypur along the national highway at around 2 pm where 13 persons received serious injured. 

Injures were immediately rushed to Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital and MRM hospital. 

Some of the injures were identified as Behula Ray, Purnima Daimary, Pramila Basumatary, Darneswar Narzary, Priam Basumatary, Pungka Kaklary, Anu Basumatary, Gul Basumatary, Parbati Brahma, Bimal Daimary, Sushila Tudu, Bikas Toppo. 

Six of the injures are said to be critical including a baby in the mishap. 

A team team from Bismuri visited the spot and took stock of the mishap. The mishap was danger that cause both the vehicle marking of injuries on the bodies, saud a police officer who visited the spot. 

Mangalsing Gurung, a passenger in the bus said that persons who are injured were admitted to hospitals and given treatment. 'It was a very unfortunate mishap that happened where passengers met severe injuries', Gurung told. 

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Reporting from Kokrajhar

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