Six killed, three injured in Assam accident

Kokrajhar (Assam), Oct 12 (PTI) At least six persons were killed and three others critically injured when a van in which they were travelling in collided with a truck in lower Assam's Bongaigaon district, police said today.

The accident occurred when the van carrying nine people was hit by the truck in Danglaigaon at National Highway 31 yesterday, they said, adding two persons died on the spot.

Four others died later in the hospital, they said.

Three critically injured persons were admitted to a nursing home in Bongaigaon town.