15 injured as bus overturns

At least 15 persons were injured, four of them seriously, when their bus overturned near Bhalukpung in lower Assam`s Sonitpur district on Monday.

Updated: Feb 13, 2012, 16:45 PM IST

Tezpur: At least 15 persons were injured,
four of them seriously, when their bus overturned near
Bhalukpung in lower Assam`s Sonitpur district on Monday.

The private bus was coming from Balipara to Bhalukpung
when the accident occured at Saat Mile area, police and army
sources said.

The troops from 7 Bihar Regiment camp at Bhalukpung
immediately rushed to the spot and rescued the injured and
sent them to the public health hospital and the seriously
wounded to Tezpur Civil Hospital, the sources said.

The condition of two wounded in the Tezpur Hospital
was stated to be critical.

The driver of the bus was absconding and the police
have seized the vehicle, they added.

PTI