2 killed, 15 injured in truck accident in central Myanmar


XINHUA/home land desk- Two people were killed on the spot with 15 others injured in a truck accident in Myanmar’s Magway region, according to a release from the Home Affairs Ministry on Tuesday.

The crash took place in Gangaw township Sunday, the release said.

With 17 people aboard, a six-wheeled truck travelling from Gangaw to Kale lost control and plunged into a nearby ravine at 12:00 p.m. local time.

The injured including the driver were brought to the Gangaw General Hospital for treatment.

The truck driver was charged for negligent driving under the country’s Penal Code.