Three dead in Assam road mishap
The cement laden truck that met with an accident in Patharkhandi Assam, while on its way from Guwahati to Agartala.

Three dead in Assam road mishap

Three people lost their lives when a truck (NL 01 K 4098) carrying cement, fell off a small bridge at the Achimganj bypass road in Patharkandi, Assam on Monday.

AGARTALA: Three people lost their lives when a truck (NL 01 K 4098) carrying cement, fell off a small bridge at the Achimganj bypass road in Patharkandi, Assam on Monday.

The truck was on its way to Agartala in Tripura.

According to police sources, a rescue team rushed to the spot and found the bodies of three men under the cement bags.

Three other people were injured, police said.

Reportedly, two among the deceased were residents of Tripura.

The deceased individuals were loading and unloading labourers of the truck, police informed.

Police identified the Tripura residents as Nripendra Shabdakar of Ambasa and Ranu Shabdakar of Kumarghat.

(Edited by Gabriel G Momin)

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