KOKRAJHAR, Sept 9: At least six passengers were reportedly injured after a bus fell into a pond at Baruapara in Kokrajhar district early morning on Sunday. The bus was bound for Kokrajhar from Bilashipara of Dhubri district. The injured were immediately rushed to Kokrajhar RNB civil hospital for treatment.
The driver and staff of the bus escaped the spot after incident.
A passenger bus Mohabbat, an ASTC undertaking bearing registration number AS-01DD-7076 carrying over 35 passengers bound for Kokrajhar town was speed had steering failure which led to the accident.
As per police report, at least six persons received injured, who were rushed to the nearest hospital. On the other hand, local public claimed that over 15 persons received multiple injuries in the incident.
A team of police from Kokrajhar PS rushed the spot to take stock of the incident. The fallen bus has been rescued by crane van.