7 killed, 19 hurt in two separate road mishaps

 KAZIRANGA, Nov 23 – Four persons were killed and 19 others seriously injured when a passenger vehicle (AS02-AC2739) going towards Jorhat from Nagaon collided with an LPG cylinder-laden truck (NL04-D5204) on the NH-37 in the Amguri area under Jakhalabandha police station of Nagaon district around 8:40 am today.Three of the deceased have been identified as AK Dey, Dr Prakash Baruah and Sorab Khan. The injured passengers have been shifted to hospitals at Jakhalabandha and Nagaon, sources said.

Tezpur Correspondent adds: Three persons died in a road accident at Ghoramari under Salanibari police outpost in Sonitpur district at 2:30 pm today.

Police said the three were riding a motorbike that was knocked down by an unknown vehicle. One of the victims has been identified as James Tapno hailing from Puniani village of Solmara.

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