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Five die in Aruchal accident

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, June 3: At least five labourers died while 14 others seriously injured when the truck they were travelling in, rolled down the road and fell into a deep gorge in Changlang district of Aruchal Pradesh last evening, police said. The tea garden labourers were on its way to Margherita in neighbouring Assam from Changlang, the district headquarters, when the mishap occurred a few kilometers from the headquarter town at around 5.30 PM, SP Amit Sharma informed over phone today. While four died on the spot, one succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital, the SP said adding, all the injured were immediately admitted at district hospital Changlang. The cause of the accident is believed to be technical sg in the vehicle, Sharma added.

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