The mishap happened on a bridge near Baghmara, district deputy commissioner CP Gotmare said.
    
The driver of the overloaded Baghmara-bound bus lost control of the vehicle while approaching the bridge and it went off the road into deep gorge, he said.
    
As per police reports, four persons died on the spot and three others succumbed to their injuries in the hospital, Gotmare said.
    
Thirty five others were severely injured in the accident and all of them were shifted to neighbouring West Garo Hills district civil hospital, he said.

The driver has been apprehended and kept under police custody where he is being interrogated before being arrested, he said.

(Agencies)

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