Three of a family die in road accident in Sibsagar
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Last Updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 15:15
Sibsagar: A Northeast Frontier Railway engineer was killed along with his wife and minor daughter in a road accident in Sibsagar district of Assam Tuesday.

The accident occurred at Ghilaguri near here when a bus coming from the opposite direction collided with their car which was being pulled out from a road-side ditch, official sources said.

The family was travelling from Dibbrugarh to Jorhat when their car overturned while negotiating a turn on NH 37 and fell into the ditch.

The engineer identified as Nabaranjan Chetia along with his wife Rumi and daughter Maina (12) died on the spot, the sources said.

Eye witnesses said the car was dragged for about 200 metres by the moving bus.


First Published: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 15:15

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