New Delhi: At least 7 people died and more than 20 were left injured after an Assam State Transport Corporation bus lost its control and fell into a pond in Assam, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. The incident took place between Guwahati and  Mukalmua.Also Read - Fire Breaks Outs at Paediatric Ward of a Hospital in Assam, All 12 Children Rescued Without Injuries

The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital and the rescue operation is underway. More details are awaited in the accident. Police have reached the accident site and taking stock of the situation. Also Read - Assam Family Celebrates Specially-abled Son's Birthday on Newly-built Flyover, Trolled After Pics Go Viral | Full Story

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Recently, three persons were drowned and at least 11 others went missing after an overloaded motorised country boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river near Guwahati after hitting a rock.

In August, 15 coaches of a goods train were derailed near Digaru Railway Station in Assam. The incident had affected the movement of trains in the route. However, no casualties or injuries were reported. In a similar incident in July, a bogie of a goods train derailed near the Akbarganj railway station in Amethi, affecting rail traffic.