Nine killed in two road mishaps in Tripura

February 17th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin  

Agartala, Feb 17 (IANS) At least nine people, including two women, were killed and 24 injured in two separate road accidents in Tripura, police said here Sunday. A police spokesman said three people died on the spot and 18 other passengers were injured Saturday night when a truck collided with a speeding jeep at Baikhora, 110 km from here.

“Five of the injured later succumbed to their injuries,” the police official Nepal Das said.

In another accident, a student was killed and 11 injured Saturday when a jeep in which they were travelling, fell into a deep gorge at Vangmun, 200 km from here.

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