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Three killed as vehicle falls into pond in Assam's Kamrup district

According to the police, the incident happened on NH-31 near the Joyguru area in North Guwahati police station limits.

Published: 15th February 2020 09:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th February 2020 09:56 PM   |  A+A-

Accident, Road accident

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By PTI

RANGIA (ASSAM): Three persons, including a woman, were killed in Assam's Kamrup district on Saturday when their vehicle hit the railing of a culvert and toppled into a pond under it, police said.

According to the police, the incident happened on National Highway 31 near the Joyguru area in North Guwahati police station limits when the Rangia-bound vehicle was going from Guwahati. Officials said that the three persons, identified as Rajib Sarma (28), his newly-wed wife Dhanasmita Sarma (23) and Tapan Sarma, died on the spot.

They said that the vehicle has been pulled out of the pond and inquest proceedings have been completed. "The bodies have been sent for post-mortem to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital," they added.

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