2 killed, 23 injured in Nagaland bus accident

  • PTI, Kohima
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  • Updated: Apr 06, 2013 13:50 IST

Two persons, including a woman, were killed and another 23 persons injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge near Pherima in Nagaland's Dimapur district on Saturday.

The Nagaland State Transport bus going from here to Dimapur carrying 37 passengers fell into the gorge off National Highway-2 because of mechanical failure, official sources said.

The driver Teisovi and an unidentified woman were killed and another 23 injured, the sources said.

Those with minor injuries were treated at the Mediziphema Hospital and those with major injuries were taken to the Dimapur district hospital.

 

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