Five mowed down by truck in Thangshalai

Five mowed down by truck in Thangshalai

Shillong, Oct 17: Five persons, which included a male and four females were killed when they were hit by a truck in Thangshalai, Shillong by-pass on Saturday morning.

Police said that the four females – all vegetable vendors died on the spot while, the fifth a male died on the way to hospital.

According to police, these five people were hit by one loaded truck – UP51 AT 2949 at Umkhen bridge Thangshalai Shillong by-pass at around 8 am on Saturday.

The five all residents of Thangshalai village have been identified Balarihun Kharkongor (27), Gracefully Nongbri (23), Banteibha Bina (20), Shantilang Nongbri (28) and Korbarsing Kharduid (52).