In Assam, nine persons died in a road accident in Sivsagar district today. The incident occurred at the Thowra area under Dimow police station when two vehicles carrying passengers coming from opposite directions collided head-on.
One of the vehicles falls in the roadside gorge. Twelve passengers sustained injuries in the accident.
Ten of them have been shifted to Assam Medical College Hospital in Dibrugarh for better medical care while the remaining two are undergoing treatment at Demow. (AIR NEWS)