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5 killed in Dergaon mishap

Five persons of a family were killed at a tragic rad mishap in Dergaon sending shockwaves across the state on Wednesday.

It took place at Balijan on the National Highway No 37 when a vehicle carrying five women and kid rammed into a tree at around 12 in the afternoon.

Four women and the kid were killed on the spot. Three others are battling with life at the Jorhat Medical College Hospital after being shifted to it.

Eyewitness told Assam Times that the driver of the speeding vehicle suddenly lost control over it and hit the tree.

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