At least eight persons were killed in a road accident in the Udalguri district of Assam in the early hours of Wednesday. The incident took place at Orang Gelabil area, where an Ertiga car hit a stationary truck from the back on National Highway 15.
The deceased persons were returning from a wedding party in an Ertiga car. All the passengers of the car died on the spot.
Six among the deceased persons were identified as Diganta Saikia, Partha Kuri, Narayan Das, Rinku Saikia, Ranjit Deka, Parima Kuri.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has offered condolences over the tragic incident.