ITANAGAR, Oct 8: At least three persons including two women died and five others were injured when a tourist vehicle skidded off from road in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang on Saturday.
According to reports, the incident took place at Klenton area near Tawang at around 2-30 pm on Saturday, when a Tata Sumo carrying a tourist team of West Bengal came from Bumla to Tawang skidded off the road.
In the incident three persons including two women were died on spot and five others including the driver injured critically.
The deceased persons were identified as Lipi Bhattacharya, Botuknath Bhattacharya and Shivani Bhattacharya.
Army and Arunachal Pradesh police personnel rushed to the accident site and immediately admitted the injured persons to Tawang civil hospital.
Among the injured persons, two have been referred to Tezpur for better treatment.