Assam: Five killed as car falls into roadside ditch in Sonitpur


At least five persons lost their lives in a major road accident in Assam’s Sonitpur district on Friday morning.

As per sources, all five youths were from Tezpur.

The accident occurred in the Balipara area of Sonitpur district around 2 AM today when the group of five youths was returning to Tezpur after attending a wedding ceremony, said sources.

According to sources, the vehicle in which they were traveling was headed towards Tezpur when it lost control and fell into a roadside ditch killing five passengers on the spot.  

The deceased people were identified as Deepen Bora, Biswajit Saikia, Akashdip Bora, Bidyut Nath and Bhaikon Patongiya.