Four members of a family were killed and two others seriously injured in a road accident at Balipathar area under Bokajan police station in Karbi Anglong district.

The incident took place near Baghjan on NH 39 when a Tata Sumo vehicle heading towards Dimapur collided head-on with a Tata truck coming from the opposite direction.

Four people died on the spot while two others suffered serious injuries. They have been admitted to Bokajan Civil Hospital in critical condition.

The deceased have been identified as Poksham, Aabong, Kandat and Yongkai.

All are residents of Longleng district of Nagaland and belong to the same family.

They were travelling to Dimapur for attending a marriage ceremony.

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