Kohima, Sep 9: At least three people were killed and two injured when their mini-truck fell into a deep gorge near Ungma village under Mokokchung district on Monday, Sep 8. Official sources said the ill-fated vehicle was coming to Mokokchung town when the mishap occurred, injuring all the five occupants.
The injured were brought to Mokokchung Civil Hospital where three of them succumbed. The other two were fighting for their lives.
All the persons were from Bihar and worked as daily wagers in Mokokchung town.
The dead were later cremated in the Mokokchung town Hindu community, sources said.