8 killed as car hits truck in Assam

DN Bureau

A car carrying eight persons, who were returning from their friend's wedding, hit a stationary truck on NH 15 in Assam's Udalgiri district on Wednesday, killing all of them on the spot.

Sight of Accident
Sight of Accident

Tezpur: A car carrying eight persons, who were returning from their friend's wedding, hit a stationary truck on NH 15 in Assam's Udalgiri district on Wednesday, killing all of them on the spot, a police officer said.

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Vehicles, including the vegetable-laden truck, were stranded at Gelabill on the national highway, due to another accident that had occurred a short while ago, he said.

The victims were friends of the groom, hailing from Borjhar area of Tezpur town, and were co-workers.

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The car was returning to Tezpur from Baihata.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, he said.  (PTI) 

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