|3 killed, 39 injured in Meghalaya accident|
SHILLONG, March 9 - Three persons were killed and 39 injured when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned at Khahnar village in East Jaintia Hills, police said today.
The vehicle, carrying 42 passengers, was overloaded and heading to a health camp in the area when it overturned yesterday, they said.
“The driver lost control of the vehicle before it overturned, killing three persons on the spot and injuring others,” East Jaintia Hills SP Spill Thamar said, adding 24 passengers are in critical condition.
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital and later shifted to Jowai and Shillong, Thamar added. – PTI