Tripura Government Dispatches Relief Team to Assam After Bus Accident

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In the wake of a tragic accident involving a bus carrying passengers from Tripura, the Tripura government has swiftly dispatched a relief team to Dima Hasao district in Assam.

Reports indicate that Genius Debbarma and Dr. Arindam Das have been sent to Dima Hasao district to coordinate immediate response and relief efforts.

Tripura Chief Minister Dr. Manik Saha expressed the state government’s commitment to assisting the family members of the late Dibraj Debbarma, who tragically lost his life in the bus accident in Dima Hasao district.

Dibraj Debbarma, a resident of Dhalai district in Tripura, met his untimely demise in the accident that occurred on Thursday (May 02) in Dima Hasao district of Assam.

Chief Minister’s Statement

Expressing sorrow over the incident, Chief Minister Manik Saha stated, “I am deeply saddened by this tragedy. We are committed to providing the utmost support to the grieving family during this difficult time.”

The accident took place when a night bus traveling from Agartala in Tripura to Guwahati in Assam overturned near Ditokcherra in Dima Hasao district around 12:30 AM on Thursday (May 02). The incident resulted in one fatality and several injuries.

The bus, operated by Seema Travels with registration number AS-01NC-0243, is suspected to have been speeding, with the driver possibly under the influence of alcohol, according to police reports. The driver is currently absconding, and a thorough investigation is underway.

Rescue Efforts and Casualty Report

Police officers from Harangajao and Ditokcherra, along with personnel from the Fire and Emergency Services, rushed to the scene to rescue the passengers. One male passenger, Dibraj Deb Barma, 33, from Maharani Kamalpur village in Tripura’s Dhalai district, succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital. Six passengers sustained serious injuries and were referred to Silchar Medical College in Assam after initial treatment at Harangajao. Approximately 25 others with minor injuries are receiving treatment at the Harangajao Public Health Center.

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