AIZAWL, Sept 7 � Five persons including three persons belonging to a family died when the truck they were travelling in rolled down a gorge in south Mizoram�s Lunglei to Aizawl road, police said today.
Aizawl SP C Laldina said that the truck bearing Assam registration fell into a 500 metre deep gorge killing all on board on the spot yesterday.
Those killed in the accident were Zongaihawma (46), Lalchawikunga, Lalnunhlimi of Sailam village, driver Suhaq Uddin Borbhuyan and his assistant Hussein Uddin Laskar of Dholcherra in Hailakandi district of Assam.
The three Mizos were today buried in the Sailam village while the bodies of the two non-tribals were taken to Dholcherra by the Valley Strong Cement company executives.
Laldina said that the cause of the accident was being investigated. � PTI