24 killed in Assam bus accident

UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2011 09:04 PM IST
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At least 24 people were killed after a bus, carrying a marriage party, plunged into a rivulet while crossing wooden bridge in Kamrup district of Assam on Monday late night. N. Dutta, Superintendent of Police of Rural Kamrup said the bus was coming from Guwahati and was carrying a marriage party when it plunged into a small stream around 10:30 pm. The locals extended helping hand in rescue operation and the bus was fished out. However, Dutta further informed that around 7-8 passengers are still feared to be trapped.


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