The Bus accident in Mizoram, 11 killed and 19 injured

by National | 05-06-2018 | 1880 views

Aizwal: At least 11 people including 6 women were killed and 19 injured, when the bus they were travelling is fell into a 500 m deep gorge in Mizoram's Lunglei district on Tuesday, police said. The private bus was being driven by the handyman helper as the driver was asleep when the accident took place early morning near Pangzawl village, they said.
The bus was on its way capital AizwaI to its southernmost Siaha district, they added.
Initial reports suggested that 9 passengers had died in the accident, while 6 were admitted to the Serchhip Hospital in a critical condition police said.
Later 2 Passengers died because of their injuries, rising the death toll to 11, they added.
The remaining injured passengers are undergoing treatment at the Pangzawl Primary Health Centre and Haahthial Community Health Centre they said. Majority of the victims are from Siaha district, police said.
The bodies of the deceased would be sent to their respective villages for the funeral after postmortem examination a police officer said.

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