2 Died, 9 Seriously Injured in Haimual Bus Accident, Chin State
18 July 2011: Two passengers died and at least nine seriously got injured after a minibus overturned off the road in an accident near Mansawng bridge in Tedim Township, Chin State last Saturday.
The bus carrying a total of 28 passengers reportedly had a brake failure during the course of its return journey to Tahan, Kalaymyo from Haimual village near the Indian-Burma border.
“All the passengers including the driver got injured and some of them are being taken to the Agape Clinic in Tahan and Kalay Hospital while one died on the way,” said one of the YCCF-International email groups, identified as Dawtaa.
A resident in Tahan of Sagaing Division told Chinland Guardian that nine passengers were seriously injured and are being treated at the hospital in Kalay Myo.
Another passenger reportedly died after being taken to the hospital in Kalay Myo, Sagaing Division.
Van Biak Thang