5 persons were killed in a tragic road accident when the Indigo car they were travelling hit with a concreate wall by the NH -37 , at Phulaguri under Raha Police station. The car immediately burnt into ashes soon it hit the concreate wall. The lifeless bodies are still not identified as they turned into ashes. According to Police, the mishap took place at around 1 am today and the car was on the way to Nagaon from Guwahati.
The deceased identified as Pranjal Phukan, asst. General Manager Kalidian tea estate, his wife Dr. Rubi Borthakur who was a lecturer of Digboi women's college and their two daughters Nishita and Rwiti. They all belong to one family where as the fifth occupant of the vehicle was identified as Pradip, their domestic help. The registration number of the vehicle that went up in flames was AS-01-AK-3980.