Dimapur, July 8: In a tragic accident, one person was killed on the spot and another injured after a landslide pushed their vehicle into a gorge, some 200 meters below the road, in Sataka town under Zunheboto District early Wednesday morning.
The deceased has been identified as 80-years old Phuhoi of Thakiye village under Satoi and the injured is Shikaho, the deceased son.
According to reports, the father and son were travellinvg to Zunheboto Tuesday evening when their vehicle (Maruti Alto) got stick in the mud. As there were only two of them, and the father was an octogenarian, they decided to take rest in the vehicle as it was getting dark and there was no help in sight.
Unfortunately there was a landslide at the spot, which carried the vehicle down the road into a gorge.
As per reports, a truck driver saw the accident and reported to villager who rescued the son and rushed him to hospital. Reportedly he sustained minor injuries and is doing fine.
(Page News Service)