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Three police personnel killed, 19 injured in accident

 Itanagar, Nov 16 (PTI): Three personnel of Arunachal Pradesh police were killed and 19 other passengers injured, when the bus they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge near Tato in West Siang district, police said.

The accident took place yesterday when the vehicle carrying around 22 passengers, mostly police personnel, skidded off the road and fell into the gorge, they said, adding the driver might have lost control over the vehicle.

The victims have been identified as Nyamar Dirchi (head constable), Jimi Sange and Basok Paleng (both constables).

The injured passengers were admitted at the district Hospital in Aalo and five of the seriously injured were today shifted to Assam Medical College Hospital in Dibrugarh, they added.

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