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Nine killed in two road mishaps in Tripura

At least nine people have been killed and 24 injured in two separate road accidents in Tripura.
By HT Correspondent | IANS, Agartala
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2008 04:16 PM IST

At least nine people, including two women, were killed and 24 injured in two separate road accidents in Tripura, police said in Agartala on Sunday.

A police spokesman said three people died on the spot and 18 other passengers were injured on Saturday night when a truck collided with a speeding jeep at Baikhora, 110 km from Agartala.

"Five of the injured later succumbed to their injuries," the police official Nepal Das said.

In another accident, a student was killed and 11 injured on Saturday when a jeep in which they were travelling, fell into a deep gorge at Vangmun, 200 km from Agartala.

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