Accident in Demow: Death toll increases to 9

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khobor northeast

Today, in a severe accident between an ultra bus moving from Golaghat towards Dibrugarh and a traveller coming from the opposite direction , 9 people lost their lives in Demow.

The deceased have been identified as- Majuli’s Purnakanta Sarma, Bikia Kalita(Driver of the traveller) , Naren Bharali, Binoy Baidya, Saurabh Sarma, Hiranja Chetia  and Subrata Bodo.

After the accident, though the locals immediately took the injured to nearby Demow Model Hospital, seven of them succumbed to their injuries.

Another eight of the injured passengers have been admitted at Dibrugarh medical college.

Among them, the condition of seven passengers is stated to be serious.

The Ultra bus bore registration number AS-05-C-5999 and the Traveller had the registration number AS-23-BC-6878.

It is learnt that both the vehicles were at high speed despite the incessant rain

The driver of the Ultra bus had, however, escaped from the scene of the accident immediately after the incident.

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