13 BSF troopers injured as vehicle falls into gorge

Agartala: At least 13 BSF toppers were injured when a vehicle carrying them fell into a gorge near Bhaghirathpara, a remote tribal hamlet in the Indo-Bangla border in Dhalai district, BSF officials said here today.

The vehicle fell into a 150 meter deep gorge when they were going to a nearby site of barbed wire fencing to guard workers of National Projects Construction Company (NPCC) yesterday.

Three troopers with critical injuries were air lifted to Agartala Government Hospital while the rest were admitted to Gandacherra Sub- divisional Hospital, the officials said. (PTI)