Meghalaya: 2 brothers, cousin die in accident in Umsning by-pass, another seriously injured

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SHILLONG | Oct 12, 2019:

In an unfortunate incident, two brothers along with their cousin were killed on the spot while another person was seriously injured in a major road accident at Umsning By-pass on Saturday wee hours around 3 am. 

The two brothers were identified as Pynshailang Ryntathiang and Bashanlang Ryntathiang of Langkyrding, Lumshyiap in while the cousin brother has been identified as Alwinly Khongwar of Jaiaw Lansonalane in Shillong.

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The fourth person who is seriously injured is a close friend of three deceased and is identified as Wankitbok Kharmawlong of Langkyrding Lumshyiap. Wankitbok is currently undergoing treatment at NEIGRHIMS.

Sources informed that the four were travelling in local cab and had got a booking from a patient who hailed from Ri-Bhoi district.

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According to sources, the four met with the tragic incident while they were on their way back to Shillong adding that the local cab which they were travelling had rammed into a stationary truck from behind.

 When contacted, police informed that they got information about the incident at around 3 am.