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Eleven killed in Assam road mishap

Both the accidents took place in Assam's Sonitpur district.

Eleven persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Assam’s Sonitpur district on Saturday, the police said.

Six persons of a marriage party, including the newly married couple, died when the bus in which they were travelling collided head on with an oil tanker at Jamugurihat on National Highway 15 on Saturday morning.

Five persons, including the couple, died on the spot, while another person succumbed to his injuries at Kanaklata Civil Hospital in Tezpur.

The couple have been identified as Dilip and Asha Sahu, while the others are yet to be identified.

In another mishap, five labourers were killed on the spot when the brick laden truck, in which they were travelling, skidded off the road and turned turtle at Gohpur Hawajan on NH 15 in the same district, police added.