Two persons were killed while two others were injured in a road mishap that occurred in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Friday night.
The incident was reported at national highway no 31 in Bokajan wherein the vehicle the victims were travelling in collided with a roadside tree in high speed.
The deceased were identified as Suruj Ali and Itka Yeptu.
It is learned that the vehicle was en route Dimapur from Nagaland.
Local police later reached the scene and recovered the bodies for post mortem.
Meanwhile, the two injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention.
Last month, as many as six people were killed in a tragic road accident in Meghalaya’s Ri Bhoi district s the vehicle they were traveling in was hit by a truck.
The accident took place at Meghalaya’s Sumer as the truck carrying cement rammed into the Bolero vehicle in which the victims were travelling.
The cement laden truck was headed towards Guwahati when the driver lost control of the steering wheel at Sumer in Meghalaya, hitting the divider and jumping over to the opposite lane to hit the Bolero car coming in from the opposite direction.
Reports stated that all of the six occupants of the car including three nuns, a priest, a deacon and a driver who were from a missionary school based in Assam’s Bongaigaon, were killed on the spot in the accident in Meghalaya.