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5 labourers die, 14 injured in mishap

By The Assam Tribune

ITANAGAR, June 3 - At least five labourers died while 14 others were seriously injured when a truck rolled down the road and fell into a deep gorge in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh last evening, police said.

The tea garden labourers were on way to Margherita in Assam from Changlang, the district headquarters, when the mishap occurred a few kilometres from the town at around 5.30 pm, SP Amit Sharma said over phone.

While four died on the spot, one succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital, he said. All the 14 injured were admitted at district hospital Changlang. � PTI

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