Five killed by loaded truck in Shillong by-pass

SHILLONG, Oct 17: Four vegetable vendors and a pedestrian were killed along the Shillong by-pass in Thangshalai today morning after they were hit by a truck suspected of over speeding.

Four women, all vegetable vendors died on the spot, while the fifth a male who was a pedestrian died on the way to hospital.

The four women who died on the spot were identified as – Balarihun Kharkongor (27), Gracefully Nongbri (23), Banteibha Bina (20) and Shantilang Nongbri (28).

The male, Korbarsing Kharduid (52), died on the way to the hospital.

According to police, these five people were hit by one loaded truck UP 51 AT 2949 at Umkhen bridge Thangshalai Shillong by-pass at around 8 am.

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