Four killed in road accident in Assam

Karimganj (Assam), Jan 14 (PTI) At least four persons, including an infant, were killed and seven others seriously injured in a road accident in Karimganj district of Assam, police said on Tuesday.
The accident occurred at Sonakhiri area on Monday when a pick-up van collided with an auto-rickshaw, killing four passengers on the spot, a police officer said.
An irate mob set fire to the van leading to tension in the area, prompting deployment of security personnel, he said.
The injured have been admitted to a hospital and the bodies sent for post-mortem, the officer added.