Road crash kills 13, injures 19 in Nagaland
14 March 2015, Nirapad News: At least 13 people, including a minor boy, were killed and 19 others injured as a bus carrying a marriage party fell into a deep gorge today near Lozaphuhu village under Phek district in Nagaland.
Police said the incident occurred at around 1.30 pm when a Nagaland-bound bus carrying people from a marriage party fell into the gorge, leaving at least 11 passengers dead and rest others injured on the spot.
The wounded were sent to Phek District Hospital where two succumbed to their injuries on the way to the hospital, the sources added.
The bus was on its way from Phek to Jessami under Ukhrul district of Manipur.
Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang has expressed shock and sorrow at the loss of lives.