One person was killed and 23 injured when a bus they were traveling in fell into a 50-feet deep gorge in Tripura’s Dhalai district on Thursday.

Police said the bus was on its way to Ganganagar Sonachara from Taichakma of Raisyabari when it fell into the gorge after losing its control on Amarpur to Gandachhara road.

The deceased has been identified as 16-year-old Purnaram Reang.

While 18 injured passengers were rushed to Amarpur hospital, five were admitted to Gomti district hospital.

The injured passengers were returning from a marriage party at Raisyabari.

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