As many as eight persons died on the spot in a horrible road accident near Orang’s Gelabit area along the National Highway 15 in the wee hours of November 20th, 2019.
According to initial reports, a Tezpur bound Ertiga vehicle coming from Mangaldoi with eight onboard bearing registration number AS12V9333 lost control and crashed with a goods truck AS 12B 2022. The group was returning from a wedding party.
Seven of them have been identified as Diganta, Rinku Saikia, Ranjit Deka, Parth Puri, Narayan Das, Tinku Borah, Kamal Dev Nath. The deceased have been taken to the Udalguri hospital for an autopsy.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal has offered his deep condolences to the bereaved family.
Photo: Riki Das