Assam: Speeding Truck Mows Down several in Kali Puja Procession In Silchar; 2 Dead
GUWAHATI: A Kali Puja immersion procession in Southern Assam in Silchar turned fatal as a drunken driver who ran over several people in the procession in Meherpur locality in the town leaving two dead and several others injured, who are in critical condition.
Reports available so far indicates that the death toll may rise further many of the injured were admitted in Silchar Medical College.
According to eyewitness, a speeding truck coming from Aizwal rammed into some vehicle in Sonai area in the city and after being chased by locals in the area the vehicle speeded up and within a three kilometer distance where a Kali Puja immersion procession was going on the road and hit the public directly where several got injured.
All efforts to reach the administration till the filing of the report remained unanswered.