Major accident at Merapani; two dead, 10 injured


Golaghat, Feb 14: A major accident took place on Tuesday at Merapani in Golaghat in which two persons lost their lives.

 According to the report, on Tuesday evening an auto carrying about 13 passengers was moving towards Kachamari from Merapani. Suddenly, a speeding Swift car hit the auto. The accident was so severe that the passenger vehicle fell into the Mera River. In the accident, all the passengers in the auto sustained severe injuries. Soon the injured passengers were rushed to Swahid Kushal Konwar Civil Hospital in Golaghat but two of them succumbed to their injuries.

The deceased have been identified as Salam Ali and Megha Saikia. However, another injured Mouchumi Kachari Bora was referred to the JMCH in a critical condition.