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The victims have been identified as Vanlalhruaii, Lalthanzauva and Lalthanfela, all hailing from Baktawng village in Aizawl district
The victims have been identified as Vanlalhruaii, Lalthanzauva and Lalthanfela, all hailing from Baktawng village in Aizawl district|Representational image
MIZORAM

Mizoram: 3 teens, including a girl, drown in Tuirivang river

The incident happened around 11.30 am on Tuesday when the victims were having a picnic near Aizawl; one body was fished out till the filing of this report

Henry L Khojol

Aizawl: In a tragic incident, at least three teenagers, including a girl, drowned in a river on Tuesday. Police said that the incident occurred around 11:30 am, when the teenagers were having a picnic at Tuirivang river near Aizawl.

The victims have been identified as Vanlalhruaii, Lalthanzauva and Lalthanfela, all hailing from Baktawng village in Aizawl district. They were studying at Baktawn Higher Secondary S.

One body was recovered till this report is filed.

In another incident, a school boy died after the vehicle he was travelling in hit a forest check gate post on Tuesday, sources said.

The boy, who was studying in a middle school at Kaifang village in Aizawl district, was traveling in a pick-up truck with his classmates and was returning home after picking up saplings near Tramdil lake near their village when the incident happened, the sources added.