Nagaon: At least five Youth Congress activists were killed and 21 others injured five of them fatally, in a road accident at Chakarigaon in Central Assam’s Nagaon district on Saturday, police said.
The accident took place when the mini-bus in which they were itinerant skid off the road at Chakarigaon, the sources said.
The Youth Congress activists were frequent from Barhampur after casting their vote in the fragmentary Youth Congress election.
They belonged to the tea tribe community and were residents of Sagunbahi Tea Estate.
The five fatally injured were sent to Gauhati Medical College Hospital and the rest were confessed to local hospitals, the sources added.