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Mizoram: Three, including Myanmar national, die in sand digging accident

09:08 AM Jun 28, 2024 IST | NE NOW NEWS
UpdateAt: 12:32 AM Jun 28, 2024 IST
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AIZAWL: At least three individuals, including a Myanmar national, lost their lives in a tragic accident while digging sand along the banks of the Tiau River in Champhai district of Mizoram.

The incident took place on Thursday (June 27), according to Mizoram police.

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The incident occurred around 11 AM near Melbuk village when a section of the riverbank collapsed during the sand digging operation.

A Mizoram police officer stated that two individuals died instantly, while the Myanmar national succumbed to his injuries while on way to a nearby hospital.

Additionally, one person was injured in the incident and has been admitted to Champhai district hospital in Mizoram for treatment.

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the accident.