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47 people killed in Asom accident

Written by: Staff

Guwahati, Apr 20 (UNI) In one of the worst accidents in Asom, 47 members of a marriage party were killed and 27 injured when their bus skidded off the road and fell into a pond in Sarupeta area, about 130 km from here, official reports today said.

Reports attributed the accident, which occurred late last night, to rash driving.

All the 47 bodies were recovered, the reports said, adding the injured were admitted to hospital.


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