SHILLONG, Feb 24 - One person died and 25 others were injured when a Tripura-bound bus coming from Guwahati fell into a 150-foot gorge in Meghalaya�s East Jaintia Hills district, officials said. The accident was reported to have taken place after midnight last night at an accident-prone stretch of NH 44 at Ratacherra area of the district, they said.
The injured were admitted to the nearest hospital in the district for treatment. NH 44 is also the only National Highway that links Tripura State capital Agartala with the rest of the seven NE States. � PTI