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4 killed in magic-truck collision

At least four persons died and over 20 others sustained serious injury at a road accident in Sonitpur district on Monday.

The incident took place at Borgang near Bihali in the wee hours where a Tata Magic vehicle carrying over 25 people from a function at Bharakuli was on its way to Bedeti. 

As the vehicle reached Borgang, it suddenly collided head on a truck which was coming from the opposite direction amid incessent rains.    

Local residents, who came out in large number found it difficult to rescue the passengers from the mangled vehicle because of the incessant rains.   

Two of the deceased were identified as Keshab Tati, Parasuram Goala. Twenty others who sustained serious injury have been battling for life at the Biswanath Chariali Hospital. 

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