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Four dead in road accident in Alipurduar

KOKRAJHAR: Four persons of a family died and three others have received serious injuries at a road mishap at Nimti national highways under Kalsini police station in Alipurduar of West Bengal on Monday morning.

The  family hailed from Salakati Bazar of Kokrajhar district which had met accident with a truck while on their way to Kokrajhar from Jalpaiguri.

Their vehicle bound for Kokrajhar with registration no. AS18Y-0183 met a collision with a truck early this morning.

Injuries were immediately rushed to Alipurduar Hospital. Among the death,Susmita Roy was a folk singer of Koch Rajbongshi community.

Rajkumar Roy was a small trader at Salakati. Deceased were identified as Rajkumar Roy (45), Susmita Roy(21), daughter,Jogesh Roy(75),father and Parmila Roy(70),mother.

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