Last Updated: January 16, 2023, 14:43 IST
Three individuals had been killed and 14 others critically injured when a car carrying pilgrims collided with a truck on a stretch of National Highway-37 in Assam’s Morigaon district on Monday, police mentioned.
The head-on collision came about at Dharamtul space, they mentioned.
The injured have been admitted to Morigaon Civil Hospital and their situation is said to be important, a police officer mentioned.
One of the deceased has been recognized as Bhupal Adhikary, whereas the identification of the others is but to be ascertained.
A complete of 17 pilgrims had been returning to Guwahati from Parsuram Kunda in Arunachal Pradesh, after taking a holy dip within the Lohit river on the event of ‘Makar Sankranti’ on Sunday, he mentioned.
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