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    Driver killed, 15 polling staff injured in Nagaland accident

    Nidhi Khurana
    February26/ 2023
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    Kohima: A vehicle carrying election duty workers was involved in an accident in the Wokha district of Nagaland on Sunday, resulting in the deaths of one person and the injuries of fifteen others, officials said.

    Kohima officials reported that a vehicle transporting poll workers was involved in a crash near the Thillong bridge over the Doyang River on the way to Sungro. An instantaneous lethal force was used against the motorist.

    All fifteen of the injured were taken to the district hospital in Wokha town, and a new team of polling personnel, complete with polling materials, EVMs, etc., was sent out from the Wokha district headquarters.—Inputs from Agencies