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2 burnt alive as gas tanker hits tree

Two people were charred to death when a gas tanker caught fire after hitting a tree in Nagaon district of Assam on Wednesday.

The incident took place at Baghjan area in Koliabor where a Guwahati bound gas tanker hit a huge tree on the roadside resulting in a huge inferno where the truck driver and his associate were burnt alive.

Immediately the inferno spread to the nearby houses and within an hour three houses were reduced to ashes. Fire tenders arrived in the spot. But by then fire engulfed the three houses.

The incident took place four months after five people were burnt alive by a huge inferno in Rangoliting area in Golaghat after a gas tanker met with a mishap.

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