Two persons were killed and several others were injured in a road accident in Arunachal Pradesh’s Leparada district.
The accident took place around 9.30 pm on Thursday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and fell 200 metres below near Tirbin.
The bus with 13 passengers on board was on the way from Daporijo in Upper Subansiri district to Silapathar in Dhemaji district of neighbouring Assam, Leparada’s SP PN Thongdok said.
The driver, RK Singh, 57, and co-driver A Biswakarma, 24, died on the spot, he said.
The injured were admitted to the district hospital at Basar, he added.
The bus skidded and fell 200 metres below the road into a paddy field, Biswakarma said.
The cause of the accident was not known as both the driver and the co-driver died, he said.
A case was registered at the Basar police station in connection with the incident.