Pickup truck carrying a picnic party met with an accident in Lower Siang, several injured

LIKABALI, Four(4) persons of a picnic party have sustained severe injuries while several others have received minor injuries after the pickup truck they were traveling in met with an accident today evening near Pam village under Seren Circle of Lower Siang district. Informed Deputy Commissioner Marto Riba.

The four persons who received grievous injuries have been referred to Dibrugarh, Assam for further treatment, few have been sent to Pasighat while others have been given first aid at nearby health centres in Arunachal and Dekapamm in Assam, informed the Deputy Commissioner. The accident occurred at around 5-5.30 PM in the evening.

On receipt of information the ambulance was sent there, I am in touch with the DMO and the local medical officer of the area. DC added. 

MLA Nari-Koyu, Kento Rina who has also attended the party and came back early, informed that the truck carrying women members met with an accident on its way back from picnic near Pam village. No casualty has been reported till date. He said.

Others who needed medical attention have been sent to Pasighat as well as nearby health centres in Assam, Rina informed.

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