Road accident Kills 27 in Assam

Road accident Kills at least 27 in Assam when a bus carrying a marriage party plunged into a roadside deep pond after losing its control at Sorabori near Hajo in Kamrup district late last night. The dead included seven women and three children. The ill-fated bus, with around 43 passengers, was proceeding to Tihu in Nalbari district from Lokhra in Guwahati when the incident took place.
AIR Correspondent from Guwahati reports that the death toll may further go up as search operation is still on. Six persons have been rescued by the local people and they have been admitted to nearby Nalbari Civil Hospital. Meanwhile, a group of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have arrived on the spot this morning and taken up the job to fish out other members of the marriage party.