Guwahati: At least two persons were killed and seven others were injured in a tragic accident in Assam’s Dhemaji district on Wednesday night.
The accident took place at Samaranjan village in the district.
As per sources, the accident happened when a magic van and auto-rickshaw collided head-on in the area, resulting in fatalities and injuries.
The injured persons were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
The identities of the victims were yet to be ascertained.
Last week, at least seven people lost their lives in two separate road accidents in Assam’s Nagaon and Sonitpur districts. According to sources, five people were killed when the vehicle they were traveling in collided head-on with a speeding truck on the National Highway-37 in the Hatiekhua area under Kaliabor Sub-Division.
Meanwhile, in Sonitpur, two people were killed as a speeding truck hit their motorcycle in Bihaguri near Tezpur, police said. The deceased have been identified as Biju Singh and Suman Talukdar.