HAILAKANDI, Nov 25 - Four persons died and several others were injured in a road mishap at Mayapur under Ramnathpur police station in Hailakandi district this morning.
The deceased have been identified as Raldo Thangi, a resident of Sanglura of Bhairabi South, Sabul Hussain Laskar and Habib Ali Laskar of Sahabmara, and Abdul Monnaf Laskar of Jalnacherra.
Police said the accident took place near the Assam-Mizoram boundary when a passenger vehicle lost control and plunged into a gorge near the Baicherra border outpost of Assam. The ill-fated vehicle was coming towards Gharmura from Bhairabi in Mizoram.
On getting information, police personnel of Ramnathpur PS and Baicherra BoP rushed to the accident site and rescued the injured persons with the help of local people and transported them to a nearby hospital for treatment. Of the 11 injured, three have been admitted at the Silchar Medical College and Hospital and four each at SK Roy Civil Hospital here and in a Mizoram hospital.