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Three killed in Meghalaya road mishap

Posted on Jan 28, 03:03PM | IBNS

At least three people were killed and 27 others injured in a road mishap in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills district on Monday morning, officials said.

The incident took place at Mawblei in the district in the wee hours of Monday at around 4-30 am, when a Guwahati bound night service bus fell down in a deep gorge.

"The passenger bus was on the way to Guwahati from Silchar via Shillong. The driver lost his control on the bus and skidded off from the road," an official of Meghalaya police said.

Top police and administration officials and rescue team had rushed to the accident site and launched rescue operation.