Two people were killed and 19 others sustained injuries in a road accident in Goalpara district of Assam on January 23rd, 2020.
The incident took place at Rongjuli area when a passenger vehicle hit a roadside tree on National Highway-17.
The locals said the driver of the speeding Guwahati-bound vehicle lost his control over the vehicle and rammed into the roadside tree.
The two deceased were identified as Matibur Rahman and Habibur Rahman. The injured persons are undergoing treatment in a nearby hospital.
Among the injured Abdul Hai, Sofikul Islam, Abdul Islam, Abdul Kasem, Joynal Abedin, Nijan Ali and Nasib Uddin are said to be critical and have been admitted to Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.
The passengers of the vehicle were on their way from Jaleswar area in Barpeta district to attend a religious function.