Four dead six injured in accident



A motor brick carrier, driven by Tinceu met with an accident enroute between Vansang, Thantlang town and Surbung village in Chin state at 3 pm on 2 April. Four persons died on the spot and six were injured among 12 passengers.


The dead were identified as (I) Sui I (59) (primary teacher) (2) Pi Hoi Hlawn (45)  (Lunglei hospital nurse) (3) Pa Hellen (18) (4) U Win Naing (38) (Alhpa & Omega company). The injured are (1) Pu Than Heng (71) (Thangzang) (2) Tial Dim Thluai (20) (Thangzang) (3) Pa Van Lian Hum (6) (Thangzang) (4) Pa Tha Ceu Kam (9)  (Thanzang) (5) Nu Ngun Cer Chin (18) (Sihhmuh) and (6) Pu No Mang.

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Forest fire razes 23 houses in Paletwa



A forest fire razed to the ground 23 houses in Kakuau and Pakataung villages of Paletwa Township, southern Chin state at 2 pm on March 20.


In Pakataung village, 14 of 30 houses were reduced to ashes and 9 houses in Kakuau village were also gutted. Now there are 32 homeless people in Kakuau village and 52 in Pakataung village, Khumi media said.


While there has been no casualty from the fire many have been rendered homeless and are in need of urgent help.

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