12 people of marriage party, including bride and groom, killed in accident

The accident happened on National Highway 31 near Madarihat in this district today.

By: Press Trust of India | Alipurduar | Published:May 1, 2015 11:02 am

Twelve persons of a marriage party, including the bride and the groom, were killed and six others injured when their vehicle collided with a truck on National Highway 31 near Madarihat in this district today.

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The vehicle, carrying 18 persons of a marriage party, was coming from Birpara after the marriage ceremony and collided
with the truck coming from the opposite direction this morning, Superintendent of Police Akash Meghariya said.

Twelve persons, including the bride and bridegroom, died on the spot, he said.

All the six injured were admitted to a hospital in a critical condition.

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