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18 killed in road mishap

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Guwahati, Feb 24 (UNI) At least 18 people died in a road mishap at Chaygaon near Guwahati this afternoon when a Cruiser hit a bus and went off the road killing, the passengers and injuring 11 others.

According to official sources, the Cruiser traveling at a high speed from Guwahati to Korimari while trying to veer away from a passenger bus coming from the opposite lost control, skidded off the road and fell into a ditch, killing 18 persons.

14 of them died on the spot. Two died in the Chaygaon local hospital, while two more died in the Guwahati Medical College.

The deceased included a two day old infant and mother. Four members from another family also died in the accident.

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