At least nine persons, including a family of five, were killed and another injured in road accidents in Assam on Monday.
A car with the family driving from Guwahati to Nagaon hit a divider at Phuloguri in Nagaon district and burst into flames, charring the five occupants including two children, official sources said. The bodies were yet to be indentified.
Three persons were killed in an autorickshaw-truck collision at Bonda area here, the sources said.
Another person, Qutubuddin Ahmed, was killed in a road accident at Gorukhuti near Koliabor in Nagaon district. His wife Sofia Begum was seriously injured and admitted to hospital, the sources added.