3 dead, 14 hurt as vehicle with pilgrims collides with truck in Assam’s Morigaon | Guwahati News


MORIGAON: Three people were killed and while 14 others were injured when a vehicle carrying pilgrims collided with a truck on a stretch of National Highway-37 in Morigaon district of Assam on Monday.
According to police, the head-on collision took place at Dharamtul area.
“The injured have been admitted to Morigaon Civil Hospital and their condition is stated to be critical,” a police officer said.
One of the deceased has been identified as Bhupal Adhikary, while the identity of the others is yet to be ascertained.
A total of 17 pilgrims were returning to Guwahati from Parsuram Kunda in Arunachal Pradesh, after taking a holy dip in the Lohit river on the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ on Sunday.
(With inputs from PTI)


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