5 Killed As Cab Falls Off Cliff In Mizoram

Guwahati: In a tragic incident, as many as five people including a woman were killed and three others got injured critically, when a passenger carrying a Maxi Cab Service (Tata Sumo) skidded off the road and fell from a cliff  in Champhai district of Mizoram on December 30.

The incident occurred in the Chhungte area of the Champhai district.

According to reports, the accident took place when a passenger carrying Tata sumo bound for Zokhawthar from Aizawl met an accident and fell off a cliff. 

The Sumo fell with a total of eight persons, including the driver on board. 

Besides the five people, three other passengers, including an infant, were critically injured.

The deceased persons have been identified as Parthai (mother of an infant), Mungsiandawnga (37), a resident of Pakzang Village, Ginsiankhupa (32) from Sialtui Village, Tialliancheua (37), a resident of Chichai Village and Lallunghnema (36) from state’s Zokhawthar Village.

Following the incident, three injured persons were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital in the Champhai district and two of them were referred to the city for better treatment in serious conditions.

The State Transport Minister, TJ Lalnuntluanga visited the patients who had passed away and those who had been injured at Champhai District Hospital.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.