18 killed in Shillong accident

August 8th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS  

Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 10 injured when the bus they were travelling in rolled into a deep gorge in east Jaintia Hills district here early Wednesday, police said.

The Agartala-bound bus was coming from Guwahati, when it fell into a deep gorge at Tongseng village in east Jaintia Hills district early Wednesday, said Superintendent of Police M.K. Dkhar.

Rescue operations are on, he said.

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