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Arunachal road accident claims 11

By The Assam Tribune
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ITANAGAR, Jan 25 � At least eleven labourers were killed and several others got seriously injured, including three critically, when a vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Sessa along Bhalukpong-Tawang Road in Arunachal Pradesh.

The incident occurred at 3.5 kms from Sessa when the driver of the vehicle failed to negotiate a sharp curve due to poor visibility and fell into the 150-feet-deep gorge on Friday, police said.

While ten people died on the spot, one succumbed to his injuries at Bhalukpong while he was being taken to Tezpur in neighbouring Assam along with three others, he said.

The vehicle was on its way to Nafra in West Kameng district from Bhalukpong. While all the bodies have been retrieved, the vehicle could not be lifted, the SP said.

On January 19 last, four persons were killed near the same spot when their vehicle fell into a deep gorge. � PTI

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Arunachal road accident claims 11

ITANAGAR, Jan 25 � At least eleven labourers were killed and several others got seriously injured, including three critically, when a vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge near Sessa along Bhalukpong-Tawang Road in Arunachal Pradesh.

The incident occurred at 3.5 kms from Sessa when the driver of the vehicle failed to negotiate a sharp curve due to poor visibility and fell into the 150-feet-deep gorge on Friday, police said.

While ten people died on the spot, one succumbed to his injuries at Bhalukpong while he was being taken to Tezpur in neighbouring Assam along with three others, he said.

The vehicle was on its way to Nafra in West Kameng district from Bhalukpong. While all the bodies have been retrieved, the vehicle could not be lifted, the SP said.

On January 19 last, four persons were killed near the same spot when their vehicle fell into a deep gorge. � PTI