2 killed, 5 injured after truck falls into Chathe river

Morung Express News
Dimapur | May 29
Two persons were killed and five were injured in a road mishap which occurred on May 28. According to police sources, a truck with seven occupants, including the driver skidded off the road and fell into the Chathe River some 50 feet below. It reportedly occurred around 12:00-1:00 pm about 2-3 km beyond the Chumukedima police check-post towards Medziphema.  The deceased victims, whose identities could not be ascertained, were reportedly at the back of the truck, which was headed for Punglwa. All other occupants, including the driver were seriously wounded.