In a tragic incident, four persons, including five-month-old baby, died on the spot and six others sustained severe injuries following a road accident in Assam’s Karimganj.
The accident occurred when a passenger-carrying auto collided with a pick-up van at Sonakhiri area. The deceased have been identified as Lili Hazam, Dhani Mura, Sulekha Mura.
A mob, enraged by the incident, set the pick-up van on fire. They alleged that the pick-up van driver had lost control over the speeding vehicle and rammed into the auto killing four on the spot.
As the tension escalated, security personnel were deployed to pacify the local residents. The bodies have been sent for post mortem.