DHUBRI, Dec 27 - Six persons, including a child, were killed and 25 other passengers injured when a bus collided head on with a truck on the NH-31 at Satabari under Bagribari police station of BTAD on Sunday morning.
The bus was coming from Tulsibil under Sapatgram police station to Dhubri and the truck was going from the Dhubri side. It took hours for the locals along with district and police administration to retrieve the bodies and rescue the injured passengers from the badly damaged bus.
All the injured persons have been brought to Dhubri Civil Hospital for treatment. Several of them have been referred to Guwahati and Barpeta for better treatment.
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has condoled the death of passengers in the accident and wished speedy recovery of the injured.