Assam: One killed, five injured in a tragic accident in Cachar district

Assam: One killed, five injured in a tragic accident in Cachar district

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CACHAR: In a tragic incident reported from Assam's Cachar district, one person was killed and at least five were left injured in a major accident that took place on Monday night in New Bazaar area of the district.

According to reports, a Magic trekker van was hit from behind by a speeding Maruti van around 9 PM. While the Maruti van was completely wrecked killing its driver, the Magic trekker van turned turtle upon impact which critically injured five of its occupants.

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Locals in the vicinity rushed to the spot upon hearing the crash and rescued the individuals from the debris.

Locals called 108 helpline and an ambulance arrived soon after. They were rushed to Silchar Medical College and Hospital.

The injured persons were identified as Rajdeep Sharma, Plaban Sharma, Abdul Ahad, Abdul Shamad, and Abdul Sukkur. The identity of the deceased driver could not be ascertained immediately.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Dec 01, 2020