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1 killed, 8 injured in Kohima

Nagaland News

KOHIMA, MAY 20: One person was killed and 8 others were injured, 4 seriously as the vehicle in which they were travelling plunged into a deep gorge near FCI Godown in Phesama today.
A Scorpio with 9 persons, 5 males and 4 females, mostly Nepalese heading towards Imphal fell some 250 metres below the road on the National Highway 2 at Phesama after crossing FCI Godown in Kohima district, police said.
On learning of the accident, travelers and villagers rushed the injured to Bethel Hospital, where a critically injured woman succumbed to her injuries, police said.
Four of the critically injured are in the ICU while another 4 with minor injuries have been discharged, police said.
Further details on the cause of the accident are under investigation, police said.
Meanwhile, relatives of the victims in Kohima informed that they were returning after attending a wedding ceremony in Nepal when the accident took place.
(Page News Service)