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At Least 9 Killed, 26 Injured in India Bus Crash

BusA speeding bus veered off the road and fell into a gorge in Nagaon, Assam, India, at around 2 a.m. on October 26.

The accident happened when the Assam State Transport Corporation bus, carrying more than 33 people, was en-route from Lakhimpur to Guwahati.

Nine people, including 5 women, lost their lives in the accident while 26 others sustained injuries. The injured were shifted to the hospitals in Nagaon and Kaliabor.

Eight of the deceased were later identified as Jogen Barua, Pranita Dutta, Dhanada Saikia, Padumi Barua, Ananda Bora, Nilima Bora, Nila Bora and the driver Kusha Gogoi.

The accident is under investigation.