16 Dead, 50 Injured In An Accident

Shillong, Feb 27: At least 16 people were killed yesterday when a truck striked into the concrete barricade of a road in MeghalayasWest Khasi Dist. district, reports said.

More than 50 people were critically injured in the accident in Jdohkroh village, in the district West Khasi Hills. 12 people died on the spot and four succumbed to their injuries in hospital, reports added. The injured, including the driver and helper of the truck, have been rushed to nearby hospitals and to the Shillong Civil Hospital, reports said.

 Investigations into the cause of accident are going on. 



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