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8 injured in car accident

Eight persons were injured when a speeding passenger car turned turtle, at Mangaldai-Bhutiachang road in Ratanpur area under Tangla Police Station of Udalguri on Thursday noon.

The speeding passenger car (AS01EC0196) was on its way from Tangla to Panery at around 12 pm when it overturned as the driver lost control. The injured were immediately rushed to Tangla CHC.Those injured which include three students of Tangla College are Sima Thakur (18), Sangita Bhuyan (38) ,Rashmi Baishya(22), Ram Bahadur Chetry (28), Abhigyan Bhuyan (15), Naliba Khodal (20), Jiten Kurmi (27) and a 2 year old infant.

The driver of the vehicle Jiten Kurmi (27) has been referred to Mangaldai Civil Hospital while Sangita Bhuyan(38) who sustained severe head injury has been rushed to a private nursing home of Guwahati. The other injured are undergoing treatment at Tangla CHC.

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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