Teenager dies in accident

[ Karda Natam ]

DAPORIJO, 2 Jul: A teenager was killed in an accident that occurred here in Upper Subansiri district on Thursday night, triggering public protest.

Daporijo PS OC Token Dubi informed that a truck bearing an Assam registration number skidded off the road and fell on the teenager, who was on her way to the hospital, while another one sustained grievous injuries.

A case has been registered against the driver and the vehicle has been seized.

The deceased, along with her sister, were on the way to the hospital to attend to their father when the incident occurred.

The bereaved family has sought justice from the law enforcing authority.