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Three Killed in Road Mishap

Three persons were killed and ten others injured in a head-on collision between bus and a passenger Sawari at Solmari-Kalyanpur under Agia police station in Goalpara district on the Goalpara-Agia road at about 3 pm today.The accident occurred when 'Maa Taara', a speedy passenger bus (AS 19C-0699) from Goalpara on its way to Bongaigaon tried to overtake another vehicle, rammed into a Sawari passenger vehicle (AS01 AC-2109) plying from the opposite direction. After the collision one of injured died on the spot, while the other two succumbed to their injuries at Goalpara Civil Hospital. The deceased have been identified as Moijuddin (22) of Baguan-Ambari, the driver of Mahendra Sawari, Safikul Islam (35) of Rakhaldubi and Abdul Barek (72) of Baguan. Other ten injured persons were shifted to Goalpara Civil Hospital. Out of them five persons are stated to be critical.

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