Two killed in collision between tractor-trolley, bus in Assam

The accident took place near New Panbari in Bogribari police station area when the sand-laden tractor-trolley tried to flee on seeing an enforcement team of the Motor Vehicles Inspector, a police officer said.
Two killed in collision between tractor-trolley, bus in Assam
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DHUBRI:

Two persons were killed and a few others injured in a collision between a tractor- trolley and a bus on National Highway 17 in Assam's Kokrajhar district on Sunday, police said.

The accident took place near New Panbari in Bogribari police station area when the sand-laden tractor-trolley tried to flee on seeing an enforcement team of the Motor Vehicles Inspector, a police officer said.

The tractor-trolley driver and his helper died in the accident, while some people in the Goalpara-bound bus coming from Dhubri received minor injuries, he said.

The bodies were sent to Kokrajhar Civil Hospital for post-mortem examination, the officer said.

Locals blockaded the highway for several hours demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased. Police later pacified them and cleared the road, he added. (PTI)

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