31 killed, 27 injured in Meghalaya bus crash

Aug 09, 2012, 07:07 IST | Agencies

Thirty-one people were killed and 27 injured when a bus proceeding from Assam to Tripura rolled down a hill in Meghalaya yesterday.

Two women were among those killed when the bus rolled down a 100 metre deep gorge in Tongseng. Of the injured, seven were rushed to Silchar Medical College in southern Assam and the rest in nearby hospitals in the district.  The rescue operations are over and investigation has begun to ascertain the cause of the accident.

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