When a bus carrying them collided with a truck on Wednesday morning in Assam’s Golaghat district, at least 12 people were killed and 25 more were injured, according to police.
The Golaghat district’s Balijan area, close to Dergaon, is where the accident happened, as per the statement of the police.
According to Rajen Singh, the superintendent of police for the Golaghat district, the accident happened on Wednesday at around five in the morning, dense fog may be the reason for this big issue he further added.
“A team was traveling from the Kamarbandha neighborhood of the Golaghat district to Tilinga Mandir by bus. In the Balijan region, the bus struck a truck traveling the other way from Jorhat’s side. Following their recovery, ten bodies were transported to Dergaon CHC. Two of the 27 injured were referred to Jorhat Medical College & Hospital, where they passed away from their wounds, according to Rajen Singh.
Locals raced to the scene after the incident and began rescue efforts. According to the Golaghat district SP, 12 people have lost their lives in the accident thus far. We are investigating and will follow the law,” stated Rajen Singh.